NEWINGTON, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire authorities have identified the scuba diver who died over the weekend as 58-year-old Thomas Dionne of Stratham.

Dionne and a friend were diving off Nannie’s Island on Sunday. New Hampshire Marine Patrol officers say they got a distress call at about 2:30 p.m. When they arrived, Dionne’s friend was attempting to revive him.

Dionne was taken to a hospital where he died.

The other diver was not hurt.

Information from: New Hampshire Union Leader,

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