Man dies after diving Vandenberg wreck


A 50-year-old Tamarac, Florida man died after diving on the Vandenberg wreck off Key West Tuesday.


The diver was identified as Barry Beckett.


Beckett was diving with Southpoint Divers aboard the commercial dive boat the Phoenix. He returned to the dive boat after a dive. He stopped breathing aboard the boat at that time.


The boat crew began CPR. Beckett was taken to Lower Keys Medical Center on Stock Island where he was pronounced dead at 10:58 a.m.


Foul play is not believed to be a factor in the incident.


Autopsy results are pending.