65-Year-Old Port Orange Man Dies Swimming At Beach In Daytona Beach Shores

By on August 21, 2017 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach Shores, FLUpdate: The man who died swimming at a Daytona Beach Shores beach has been identified as Jimmy Williams of Port Orange.

Earlier Reporting:

A 65-year-old man from Port Orange died while swimming at the beach at Daytona Beach Shores on Sunday.

According to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue, a little before 1 PM in the 2800 block of the beach in Daytona Beach Shores, the man and his friend were swimming in waist-deep water when the friend turned around and saw the man unresponsive, face-down in the waves. Beach Safety responded with CPR, and the man was transported to the hospital. He was pronounced dead at 1:28 PM.

The man’s name has not yet been released, and the death is still under investigation. The exact reason for the man’s death is still unconfirmed.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2017.

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