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A man died twhile freediving at Crystal Cove State Park near Laguna Beach.
The victim — one of two Orange County men in their 20s diving about 400 yards from shore and to depths of 45 feet — didn’t emerge from the water so his companion flagged down a passing boat and lifeguards were notified about 1:35 p.m. Saturday, California State Parks spokesman Kevin Pearsall told the Orange County Register.
The body of Reseda resident Wesley Kim was recovered about 3 p.m., Pearsall told the newspaper. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
— From Staff and Wire Reports