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Commercial geoduck diver who died in Puget Sound identified as Olympia man

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have identified the 36-year-old commercial geoduck diver who died in Puget Sound on Tuesday.

The Olympian reports Daniel Hall, of Olympia, died after he was pulled aboard a commercial geoduck boat near Fox Island.

Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says CPR was attempted but the man was confirmed dead when he arrived at a Tacoma hospital. Troyer says he worked on the commercial boat for the Squaxin Island Tribe.

The Coast Guard is investigating.