Lobster Diving Season Begins with Man’s Death in Fort Lauderdale

first_imgA day of lobster diving with friends turned tragic over the weekend in Fort Lauderdale, The Miami Herald and South Florida Sun Sentinel report.Officials say they recovered a body from the water near S. Ocean Blvd. and Grace Drive around 1 p.m. Saturday.Broward County Sheriff Fire Rescue, Fort Lauderdale Police and Fire Rescue all responded to the scene, where they discovered a dead diver.Afternoon lobster diving turned deadly in Fort Lauderdale when authorities recovered a body from the waters near Harbour Isles. https://t.co/23wMwKFJVF— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) August 16, 2020 According to authorities, the man appeared to be in his 50s.The three friends who had accompanied the victim on the diving trip were unable to provide many details to officials, who did not release his identity.Lobster diving season, which began August 6, runs through March 31.last_img