Diver death reported in Vietnam


SEATTLE — The death of a commercial diver has been reported in Vietnam.

Diver Rob Holbrook reportedly suffered fatal injuries during a surface gas dive after his umbilical became fouled.  The resulting loss of gas, communication and power were followed by a chain of events affecting the rescue attempt.  He was working off the coast of Vietnam.

An official report has not been released, but is expected.  Updates will be posted as we learn more.


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