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27-year-old swimmer drowns at Jacksonville Beach

Officers were called to Sixth Avenue South just after 6 p.m. to help a distressed swimmer in the ocean, police said. The swimmer later died at a hospital.

A 27-year-old swimmer drowned Saturday at Jacksonville Beach, according to the Jacksonville Beach Police Department.

Officers were called to the area of Sixth Avenue South just after 6 p.m. to help a distressed swimmer in the ocean, police said.

The swimmer was pulled from the water in cardiac arrest and rushed to a hospital after CPR was performed.

The swimmer later died at the hospital, police said.

The identity of the swimmer was not disclosed.