News Release: Associated Press News
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say a 56-year-old surfer may have suffered a medical episode before his friends brought him to shore in New Smyrna Beach.
The man was taken to a hospital where he died Tuesday night.
Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Capt. Tammy Marris told the Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1kx8NUL
Marris says the man had complained of chest pains earlier in the day.
Authorities have not released the man's name.