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Puerto Rico Police Say Minn. Tourist Drowns

Updated: 12/08/2013 8:51 AM
Created: 12/07/2013 4:57 PM WDIO.com

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico police say a 30-year-old tourist from Minnesota has died while snorkeling off the island's north coast.

Police said the victim was snorkeling with several other people about a mile (kilometer) off Cerro Gordo beach in Vega Alta. The others were rescued.

Police did not immediately have his home town.

Meteorologists had issued a high surf advisory on Saturday warning of waves up to 12 feet (four meters) through early Monday.

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