Posted on: Sunday, November 30, 2003
A Koloa man died Thursday after falling while hunting, Kaua'i authorities
Anthony Balocan, an employee in the Kaua'i County Department of Public
Works, fell nearly 1,000 feet while on a hunting expedition in Koke'e.
Balocan's body was recovered by Fire Department rescuers from the 2nd
Battalion, assisted by Air One from Inter Island Helicopters.
Fire Rescue Specialist Tim Stokesbary said Balocan, who had suffered a
massive head injury, was dead by the time the rescuers reached him.
"We will miss Tony," Deputy County Engineer Ladye Martin said. "His 21
years of service to the County of Kaua'i is greatly appreciated. Our
sympathies and condolences go out to his family."