Published: Oct 21, 2010 4:06 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 21, 2010 1:06 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A scuba diver reportedly died after being pulled from the water off the coast of Fort Lauderdale.

Police and the Coast Guard responded to a struggling diver Wednesday afternoon and attempted to revive him. He was pronounced dead a short time later at a Fort Lauderdale hospital.

Early reports indicated that the death was caused by an accident on the water, but the exact circumstances were not immediately released.

Authorities have not identified the diver.