MIAMI, Fla. (KAIT) - A Cleburne County man died Tuesday during a diving trip in south Florida, according to authorities there.
According to a Facebook post from the Monroe County, Florida Sheriff’s Department, Charles H. Boone, 45, of Quitman died at a hospital in the Miami-Dade County area.
“The diver who fell unconscious while back abroad a rental boat after diving 112 feet on the Eagle wreck off Islamorada Tuesday afternoon,” the post noted.
Sheriff’s deputies were called around 1:45 p.m. after people aboard a boat brought Boone ashore.
Boone was taken to a hospital in Tavernier, then airlifted to Mercy Hospital.
No foul play is suspected and autopsy results are pending, the post noted.