NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — A Maryland man who died Thursday after swimming in North Carolina’s Outer Banks is the third person found dead in the surf there in the last week.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the 51-year-old victim from Davidsonville, Maryland, was seen floating face down in the surf Thursday at about 3 p.m. His name was not released.READ MORE: National Weather Service: 13 Maryland Counties Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Nags Head Ocean Rescue responded and tried unsuccessfully to revive him.READ MORE: High Court Marshal Seeks Enforcement Of Anti-Picketing Laws
A 58-year-old National Weather Service administrator died in the ocean off Duck on Monday. A 75-year-old New York man died Sept. 28 off Hatteras Village trying to escape the rip current.
Rip current warnings have been issued recently along the Outer Banks.MORE NEWS: Fourth Of July Fireworks Return To Baltimore's Inner Harbor
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