Diver whose arm was severed is recovering

Viss, 25, was diving with a friend Thursday morning near the Breakers Hotel, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. He put up a dive flag but was still struck by a 36-foot boat as it attempted to throttle down. The boat was driven by Daniel W. Stanton, 30, according to the FWC. Stanton could not be reached for comment Monday.