Diver goes into cardiac arrest off Pompano Beach, authorities say


WPLG—A diver went into cardiac arrest Friday morning off the Hillsboro Inlet in Pompano Beach, authorities said. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue spokeswoman Sandra King said the diver was in the water and went into cardiac arrest as he surfaced. The diver was pulled onto a dive boat, where he was given CPR until a Fort Lauderdale fireboat arrived. Authorities then transferred the diver to a hospital, where he died.  The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating the death. No other details were immediately...

Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle in Pompano Beach, BSO says. A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle Sunday night in Pompano Beach, officials said. The crash took place about 10:15 p.m. on West Atlantic Boulevard, just east of North Powerline Road, a spokesperson for the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. The victim was crossing West Atlantic Boulevard, heading north, at the time. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators don’t have any information to release on the vehicle that hit the person.