Sheriff: Man Drowns off Amelia Island

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News Release: Associated Press
September 3, 2014

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say a man drowned off Amelia Island.

Sheriff Bill Leeper told The Florida Times-Union that the man was pulled from the surf just south of The Ritz-Carlton hotel about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The man's identity hasn't been released.

No further details were immediately available.

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