Even though scuba diving is exciting and gives you a great way to see the world from a different perspective, it is a high-risk hobby. Earlier this month, Pensacola beachgoers were reminded of that risk when they found the body of Gary Martin Wise on the shoreline near the Park East area.
Wise had been scuba diving alone and had already passed away by the time witnesses could try to revive him. The cause of his death is unknown, and currently being investigated.
How Dangerous Is Scuba Diving?
According to a report from the Divers Alert Network (DAN) in 2011, the rate of death for insured DAN members was 16.4 per 100,000 people.…