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Turlock Resident Dies Following Saturday Diving Accident

Sonora, CA — 33 year old Arlo Roberts of Turlock died while en route to Sonora Rgional Medical Center Saturday morning following a diving accident.

Roberts, along with family and friends, were spending the day swimming at Rainbow Pools off Hwy 120.

According to Deputy Paul Tualla of the Sheriff´s Office Roberts dove approximately 30 feet into the water hitting his head on a rock.

Family members had pulled Roberts out of the water and were administering CPR when emergency crews arrived.

Cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma.

Written by Bill Johnson