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Swimming-Related Fatality Occurs Off Beach in Frisco, North Carolina

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Date: July 19, 2017
Contact: Boone Vandzura, 252-475-8307

At 12:33 pm today, the National Park Service, Hatteras Island Rescue Squad, Dare County EMS, and the Dare County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of CPR in progress on an adult male on the beach in Frisco, North Carolina. The male, a 43-year-old from out-of-state, was pulled from the ocean by bystanders and CPR was initiated. Dare County EMS and Hatteras Island Rescue Squad continued lifesaving measures, unfortunately, the attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac said, “Cape Hatteras National Seashore extends our condolences to his family and friends during this very difficult time.”

Last updated: July 19, 2017

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