Sanford man drowns at Daytona Beach, officials say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Volusia County Beach Safety officials said a 60-year-old Sanford man drowned at Daytona Beach on Friday evening.

Officials said the man went into the ocean in an unguarded area near the boardwalk He was in chest-deep water when he began to have trouble, according to officials.

Beach Safety said it was called to the beach around 6:15 p.m., and when workers arrived at the scene they found the man unresponsive and pulled him out of the water.

Officials said he was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other details were released.

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