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Department of Defense / U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth

Active-Duty Marine Dies Off Of Hawaiian Coast After Boat Capsizes

A Marine died Saturday after a wave capsized a 17-foot boat in the waters off the Marine Corps base in Kaneohe, Hawaii.

By Samantha Crook | March 6, 2016

A Marine died Saturday after a boat capsized near the Marine base in Kaneohe, Hawaii.

KHNL reports the active-duty Marine was fishing with two other men when their 17-foot boat was overturned by a rogue wave.

Two of the men swam to shore for help. After hours of searching, the victim was found unconscious 30 feet underwater and later declared dead.

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The U.S. Marine Corps told outlets it would not release the man's name until his next of kin is notified.

This video includes a clip from the U.S. Marine Corps and an image from Department of Defense / U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth.

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