Coast Guard: 2 hospitalized after diving accident in Clearwater

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – News Channel 8 has learned two people are in the hospital after suffering dive-related injuries earlier today.

According to the Coast Guard, a man and woman were diving off a 31-foot catamaran 15 miles off the Clearwater shore. Both suffered from some dive-related injuries and were brought to the Clearwater Pier where ambulances were waiting.

The woman was taken to Morton Plant Hospital and the man was taken to a separate hospital.

No other information has been released at this time.

We’re working to get more information. Check back for the latest updates.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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