Scuba diver dies at Blue Springs State Park, deputies say

Published On: Dec 24 2013 10:37:03 AM EST   Updated On: Oct 09 2013 10:52:38 PM EDT

A man has died Wednesday afternoon in an apparent scuba diving accident at Blue Springs State Park in Orange City, according to deputies.

Volusia County Sheriff's Office said they received report of the incident just before 3 p.m.

36-year-old Samuel Slack, of Edgewater, was taken to Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, where he was pronounced dead. His diving partner, 37-year-old Daniel Vansickle, of New Smyrna Beach, was taken to Florida Hospital Orlando for treatment, deputies said.

Deputies said they are investigating the death but no foul play is suspected.


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