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PA man drowns in Myrtle Beach Wednesday night

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A Pennsylvania man drowned in the ocean near 5th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach Wednesday night, according to the county coroner’s office.

At about 7 p.m. Wednesday, 43-year-old Bernard Finney, of Clifton Heights, PA, was pulled from the ocean around 5th Avenue North, states Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard.

Finney was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:57 p.m. of asphyxiation due to drowning, according to Willard.

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