San Carlos Beach
Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Garrison was working on the boat dock when he noticed and heard commotion on San Carlos Beach. A pedestrian notified Garrison of the situation, and called emergency medical services.
Garrison grabbed a first-aid kit from the station’s 47-foot Motor Lifeboat and ran to the beach.
Once on scene, Garrison found a 39-year-old female scuba diver unconscious on the beach. The diver had been pulled out of the water by fellow divers who had already commenced CPR. Garrison assumed CPR efforts and within a minute, the patient regained consciousness.
Hero Coastie Saves Unconscious Diver
A San Jose man died after scuba diving in Monterey on Sunday, authorities said today.
Alec Piplani, 49, was pronounced dead at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula after he had some kind of difficulty in the water off McAbee Beach on Cannery Row, said coroner’s Sgt. Matt Luther.
Diver Dies Off Cannery Row
An experienced San Jose scuba diver died Saturday after he was found unconscious in waters off Coral Street Beach in Pacific Grove.
Frank Martinez, 52, was pronounced dead at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula after being discovered by a kayaker, authorities said.
The death appears to have been an accident, said Deputy Dan Robison of the sheriff’s coroner’s division.
Martinez went into the water with a hour’s worth of air in his tank while his brother remained ashore, Robison said. After an hour, the brother became worried when Martinez didn’t surface. He asked for help from others, and a kayaker found the diver about 100 yards offshore.
Hoping the waters are clear and warm for eternity my friend.
Diver Dies After P.G. Rescue
A diver who died Tuesday after he was pulled from the ocean off San Carlos Beach was identified as Salinas resident Gregory Dilley, 48, by the Monterey County Coroner’s Office.
Dilley, who had gone diving alone, was discovered floating next to the Coast Guard Pier shortly before 1 p.m., the coroner’s office said.
San Carlos Beach
Diver Found Dead In Water
On Friday afternoon, a 36-year-old Capitola resident was pulled from Monterey Bay by his 15-year-old son.
Firefighters arrived within three minutes of the distress call. Coast Guard rescuers were on the scene applying CPR.
Another Diver Dies In Bay
Tai Lau, 49, was declared dead at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at 10:48 p.m., according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Coroner Division.
“The instructor turned to show him something, and he was gone.”
Roth said his understanding was that Lau disappeared from the instructor’s sight off Breakwater Cove in a matter of seconds. He said the instructor took immediate steps to get help when Lau first disappeared shortly after 9 p.m.
Happens every year to the adventures. Several divers die, people get swept off the shoreline and the rare shark bite.
Diver Dies At Breakwater Cove
A Roseville man apparently died in a scuba diving accident off of Lovers Point on Friday, Pacific Grove police reported.
James Michael Holbrook, 54, was pulled to shore shortly before noon by his 19-year-old son and other divers, police said.
Another Day, Another Diver Dies In Bay