Man drowns in ocean off Brevard County beach, deputies say

Lifeguards pulled man to shore, but he could not be saved, sheriff’s office says

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man died in Brevard County Wednesday after disappearing underwater during a swim, according to the sheriff’s office.

Crews were dispatched to Sunrise Park in Indialantic along at North Miramar Avenue around 2:30 p.m., county officials told News 6.

Deputies said a man in his mid 50s was found by a lifeguard and brought back to the beach.

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CPR was attempted, but the man ultimately didn’t survive the drowning, the sheriff’s office said.

No information was released about the man’s identity.

In the meantime, county officials said lifeguards are urging the public to heed warnings along the waterfront going forward.

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