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Rip currents sweep 5 swimmers; 1 dead as lifeguards and EMS pulled them to shore

Ocean City police and fire departments, including the OCFD’s rescue swimmers, also responded to assist. Two of the victims required medical attention and were transported to Atlantic General Hospital by Ocean City EMS. The first victim, a 19-year-old male, was transported with non-life threatening injuries; however, the second victim, a 52-year-old male victim from Huntingdon, PA, was pronounced deceased at approximately 1:30 p.m. at the hospital.