Tourist drowns off Ninth North Saturday

06/21/2014 3:25 PM

06/21/2014 3:26 PM

A 40-year-old man drowned Saturday afternoon.

The man, whose name was not immediately released pending notification of family, was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center where Darris Fowler, deputy coroner for Horry County, pronounced him dead at around 1:30 p.m. The man drowned near Ninth Avenue North in the ocean.

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