Man found floating face-down in ocean off Daytona Beach dies

Lifeguards pull man to shore

By Daniel Dahm - Managing Editor --
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A man found floating in the ocean Tuesday off Daytona Beach has died, officials said.

The man was found around 1 p.m. near the 2300 block of North Beach Street.

According to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue, lifeguards found the man face-down in the water in an unguarded area of the beach.

The man, who was not responsive, was pulled to shore and taken to a hospital and later was pronounced dead, beach officials said.

It's not known if the man drowned or suffered a medical condition.

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