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Local News
9:59 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Swimmer Caught in Riptide Dies, Body Identified

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OCEAN CITY,Md. (AP) - Officials in Ocean city say a swimmer has died after being caught in a rip current.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports the man was pronounced dead Monday evening at Atlantic General Hospital inĀ  Berlin. He had been pulled from the water earlier Monday by a team of 15 rescue swimmers

Town spokeswoman Jessica Waters identified the man as 18-year old Don Pen Soh Boma of Burtonsville.

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Local News
8:34 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Swimmer Rescued in Ocean City From Riptide

Ocean City
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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Officials in Ocean City say a swimmer is hospitalized after being rescued from a rip current.

Town spokeswoman Jessica Waters say three swimmers got caught in a riptide about 4:30 p.m. Monday near the 137th Street beach. The Ocean City Beach Patrol says one of its lifeguards was able to rescue two of the swimmers, but the third could not be immediately found.

Eventually the missing was swimmer was found, a police department spokeswoman said.

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