Man dies off Cape Hatteras National Seashore


CAPE HATTERAS, Dare County - A 64-year-old man is the seventh drowning victim at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore this year.

The unidentified man was found Sunday afternoon floating facedown in the surf, according to CHNS officials. Rescuers pulled him to shore near the Frisco Pier, but he could not be revived.

There was a high rip current risk issued for Sunday.

The cause of death has not been announced.

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