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Officials: 1 hospitalized after getting caught in a rip current

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — The Volusia County Beach Safety said seven people were caught in a rip current at New Smyrna Beach, resulting in one being taken to the hospital on Saturday.

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Officials said the group was in an unguarded beach area.

According to VCBS, the 20-year-old man from Brazil was brought to shore unresponsive when beach safety began lifesaving efforts.

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Beach Safety officials said the man regained a pulse on the way to the hospital.

Officials said that the six others were not transported to a hospital.

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Beatriz Oliveira, WFTV.com

Beatriz Oliveira is a Content Creator for WFTV.com.