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Sheriff: Cincinnati man dies after dive at Spiegel Grove wreck

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Posted at 1:56 PM, Dec 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 13:56:08-05

MONROE COUNTY, Fla. — A Cincinnati man died during a dive in Florida on Tuesday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

The man became unconscious during a dive of the Spiegel Grove wreck at about 9:48 a.m., authorities said.

Crews pulled the man from the water and put him on a boat, where crews started CPR and headed for shore.

First responders transported the man to Mariners Hospital. He died at about 10:54 a.m., according to authorities.

No foul play is suspected.

WCPO is not identifying the man in case his family has not yet been notified.