Woman dies after ocean rescue in North Myrtle Beach

Published: Aug. 18, 2022 at 11:44 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 18, 2022 at 6:33 PM EDT
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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - A woman died following an ocean rescue in North Myrtle Beach Wednesday.

According to a North Myrtle Beach city spokesperson, at approximately 6:10 p.m. rescue crews reported an ocean rescue at 15th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard to police.

Responding North Myrtle Beach police officers found lifeguards performing CPR on a 75-year-old female.

She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

A cause of death is not available at this time.

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