Robert Boswell, 53, died Saturday after drowning on vacation in Hawaii.
Photo: Associated Press
Photo: Associated Press

Roswell man drowns on vacation in Hawaii

A Roswell man drowned Saturday while swimming on vacation with his family in Hawaii.

Authorities said Robert Boswell, 53, was seen unresponsive in the water at 3:25 p.m. while swimming off Polihale Beach in Kauai.

A family member called 911 as bystanders pulled Boswell to shore. Beach-goers performed CPR on the man until firefighters arrived, Kauai police said. 

Medics rushed Boswell to Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Boswell worked at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

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