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Florida Surfer Dies After Apparent Medical Episode

By: Associated Press News Email
By: Associated Press News Email

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.


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