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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, February 18, 2010

Washington state man, 54, drowns near Black Rock

Advertiser Staff

A man from Spokane, Wash., has drowned after swimming off the coast of Maui.

Police said 54-year-old Daniel Barney was pronounced dead yesterday at Maui Memorial Medical Center after he was pulled from the ocean near Black Rock.

Officers were called to the scene by two bystanders. Barney was being pulled from the water at the time.

Police say attempts to resuscitate the man failed.