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Diver dies at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City
posted Oct 10, 2013 - 8:56:26am
Samuel Slack, 36, of Edgewater, died Oct. 9, in an apparent scuba-diving accident at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, the Sheriff’s Office said.
The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office was called at 2:52 p.m. Slack was transported to Florida Hospital-Fish Memorial in Orange City, where he was pronounced dead.
His diving partner, Daniel Vansickle, 37, of New Smyrna Beach, was transported to Florida Hospital Orlando for treatment.
The Sheriff’s Office will be investigating the death, as is standard procedure, but no foul play is suspected.
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