Hall County man drowns in South Carolina - CBS46 News

Hall County man drowns in South Carolina

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (CBS46) -

A Hall County man is dead after he drowned at a beach near Myrtle Beach Sunday morning.

According to the Myrtle Beach Police Department, 35 year-old Raymundo Garcia of Gainesville was standing in knee-deep water when a large wave crashed over top of him.

A lifeguard and a family member were able to rescue him from the water.  The lifeguard, an off-duty EMT and a police officer performed CPR on him and he was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

An autopsy is scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.

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