Surfer found dead off Outer Banks


RODNATHE, Dare County - A 66-year-old surfer has died after being found face down in the water off the Outer Banks on Thursday.

Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials say the man was spotted by bystanders, who dragged him to shore and began CPR. First responders continued live-saving efforts, but the man - who has not been identified - was pronounced dead.

"Cape Hatteras National Seashore extends our condolences to his family and friends during this very difficult time," Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac said.

The cause of death is under investigation.