MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A woman visiting the Keys from Paris, France died on a snorkeling trip off Key Largo.READ MORE: COVID-19 Deaths Near 58,000 As Hospitalizations Drop
Catherine Gray Molay, 55, was with a tour group on board the vessel “Dolphin” out of John Pennekamp State Park.
The boat’s captain told Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Benjamin Elmore the group was snorkeling in about 15 feet of water at Grecian Rocks when she came back to the vessel with no mask on; she said she was short of breath.READ MORE: State Heads Off Debt Collectors On Overpayments Of Unemployment Aid
The crew gave her oxygen. Moments later she became unresponsive and they began to perform CPR. They loaded their passengers back on board and headed in to the dock, calling on the radio for assistance.
She was subsequently transported to Mariner’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Police: Ferrari Driver Struck, Thrown Off Sunny Isles Bridge
An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of the victim’s death.