DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A 60-year-old Sanford man drowned in Daytona Beach Friday evening, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.
Officials said the man was swimming in chest-deep water in an unguarded area near the boardwalk at about 6:15 when he began to have trouble.
A search was conducted and the man was found unresponsive in the water, according to a news release.
CPR was performed before the man was taken to an area hospital, where he died around 7 p.m.
No further details were immediately available.