Man Drowns At Jacksonville Beach

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fl -- A sunny day at the beaches turned ugly when rip currents  pulled a swimmer away.

Jacksonville beach lifeguards were notified and jumped into emergency protocol.

The man was found near a few blocks from where he went into the waters. 

Jacksonville Beach Fire and Rescue responded to a possible drowning near Sixth Avenue South.

Efforts were made to revive him. He was taken to Baptist Beaches Hospital where he died.

Authorities have yet to release his identity. 

 


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