Palmdale man dies after diving off LA coast

LOS ANGELES Authorities say 58-year-old Steven Dinsdale failed to surface from a dive near Flat Rock Sunday afternoon.

Redondo Beach Harbor Patrol and lifeguards found him unconscious in the water.

He was rushed to the hospital by helicopter. He was declared dead a short time later around 1 p.m.

Authorities said conditions were perfect Sunday and many recreational divers were out, Dinsdale just had an unfortunate accident.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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