Cave diver drowns - Jackson Blue Springs, Florida

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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. ( WMBB ) — A diver has drowned at the Blue Springs Recreation Area in Jackson County.

Jackson County emergency services officials tell us two cave divers were exploring the area at about 12:30 p.m. when one of them got caught and could not return to the surface. The man’s partner attempted to free him but could not and returned to the surface to get help.

County officials and a rescue diver attempted to save the man but their efforts were unsuccessful and he drowned.

This is a developing story and we will have more information as it becomes available.
 
That's a tough deal to leave your buddy.
Almost impossible to do I'd say. Very traumatic.
I assume by being "caught" they meant either entangled or stuck behind a restriction?
I was thinking caught in a restriction.
 
The unfortunate irony of this situation is the job titles of both the victim and his buddy.....
Not that ironic. Nobody is infallible, we all F up eventually…it’s just a matter of who survives it.
 

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