A visitor from Texas is an apparent drowning victim. Sixty-seven year-old Patrice Smith of Denton, TX, was seen floating face-down about 25 feet off shore of Mahina Resort in Ka’anapali Monday. The 9:22 a.m. call brought emergency responders while bystanders attempted cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the victim after bringing her ashore.
Ms. Smith was transported in critical condition to the Maui Memorial Medical Center for further treatment. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital.