VIPD: Wisconsin Man Daniel Reardon Dies While Snorkeling Off Of Hotel On The Cay On St. Croix
HOTEL ON THE CAY: Daniel Reardon of Wisconsin died in front of his family while snorkeling on vacation on Protestant Cay on St. Croix.
CHRISTIANSTED — A Wisconsin man drowned on the east side of Protestant Cay on Wednesday while he was snorkeling with his family, according to police.
Reardon worked as a Vice-President/Team Leader at Acosta Sales & Marketing in Waukesha, Wisc.
“He was a good guy and a real family man,” said Chris Ament, of Wauwatosa, a friend who graduated from Marquette University High School with Reardon in 1984.
“Until a couple of years ago, he would get us all together for an alumni basketball game.”
On April 19, 2017, at approximately 10: .m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call in reference to a drowning.
Police and EMT personal responded and interviewed the family members on the beach area ,who stated that a current swept them away while snorkeling.
Reardon was transported by ambulance to the Juan F. Luis Hospital, where he was immediately pronounced dead.