Boogie boarding Filipino tourist dies in Honolulu lagoon

/ 11:00 AM January 27, 2020

Nestor Dayoan, died in the Ko Olina Lagoon. FACEBOOK

HONOLULU — A Filipino visitor from California died in an accident off Ko Olina Lagoon on Wednesday, January 22, Honolulu police reported.

Nestor Dayoan, 71, was on a boogie board when he got into trouble, according to Emergency Medical Services.

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Bystanders brought Dayoan to shore, where lifeguards and paramedics performed lifesaving measures. EMS rushed him to the hospital in critical condition, but he later died.

A spokesperson for the Honolulu Department of the Medical Examiner could not confirm the cause of Dayoan’s death.

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Statistics gathered by the Department of Health’s Emergency Medical Services showed that visitors were 10 times more likely to drown than Hawaii residents.

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