Vancouver man who died in Hawaii identified

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by Associated Press & kgw.com

kgw.com

Posted on April 10, 2013 at 9:31 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 11 at 9:47 AM

WAILUKU, Hawaii -- A man from Washington possibly drowned while swimming with his wife at Maui's Kamaole Beach Park.

Police identified the man who died Tuesday as 49-year-old Glen Burlingame of Vancouver, according to the Maui News.

Officials said he was swimming when the wife turned around and saw that he was face down in the water. The 50-year-old man was pulled to shore where bystanders began CPR.

Ocean Safety Lifeguards and fire personnel arrived and continued CPR before a medical team took over. However, efforts to revive the man were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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