Costa Rica: U.S. tourist from Colorado dies as result of crashing wave in Puntarenas

Posted on January 22, 2013 • Filed under: Costa Rica, TRAVEL reported – Parrita, Puntarenas. An American, identified as Michael McKinsckly, 65, died yesterday morning, when a large wave rolled him and hit him hard against the sand. The incident occurred in Esterillos beach, west of Parrita. Carlos Carrillo, lifeline of the area, said the victim was with a boogie board in the water. “When they told us and come to their help, the Lord was already dead. What we assume is that, when struck in the sand, he broke his neck. I remember just before I had warned that the sea here is very dangerous. However, no attention, “said Carrillo. Read Article

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