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Buxton, N.C. resident dies after being helped to shore at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

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Date: June 15, 2022
Contact: Michael Barber, 252-270-5389

MANTEO, N.C. — A 66-year-old male from Buxton, N.C. died this afternoon after being helped to shore at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Additional details:

  • A 66-year-old male collapsed on the beach after being rescued from the ocean by bystanders. The bystanders immediately began CPR efforts.

  • After arriving at the scene of the medical-related incident, Dare County Emergency Medical Services continued CPR, which was not successful.

  • The incident occurred on an oceanside beach across from Sandy Bay on Hatteras Island.

  • No further details are available.



Last updated: June 15, 2022

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