10-year-old caught in rip current drowns off Daytona Beach, officials say

Victim dies at Halifax Hospital

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A 10-year-old boy drowned while swimming Saturday off Daytona Beach, according to Volusia County Beach Safety.

The boy was swimming with two others when all three got caught in a rip current about 100 yards from shore, according to beach officials.

Lifesaving efforts were performed on shore for the boy, but he was pronounced deceased after being taken to Halifax Hospital.

No other details have been released.