Weymouth man dies while snorkeling in Florida

A Weymouth man died while snorkeling in the Florida Keys over the weekend.

Patrick Alan Martinec, 61, of North Weymouth, died following a snorkeling incident Saturday on Alligator Reef off Islamorada.

According to authorities, Martinec was snorkeling with Sundance Watersports when he began signaling for help in the water at about 2:30 p.m.

Martinec was brought back to the vessel where the crew began CPR and took him ashore.

Martinec was taken to Mariners Hospital in Tavernier where he was pronounced dead.

Foul play is not suspected in his death. Autopsy results are pending.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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