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2nd man drowns in rip tides at Ocean City in one day

OCEAN CITY, MD. (Sept. 17, 2014) — After a busy afternoon on the beach when members of the Ocean City Beach Patrol were preparing to call it a day after pulling five people out of rip currents, including one man who died, when one an off-duty lifeguard noticed a body boarder in distress in the area of 12th Street and the beach who soon became the second fatality in one day.

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.

Jose Maudiel Hernadez of Manassas dies in Ocean City rip current

Despite an extraordinary effort by our public safety personnel, including our Beach Patrol and Fire Department rescue swimmers, the life saving measures after yesterday’s water rescue were unsuccessful. The victim, 18-year-old Jose Maudiel Hernandez, from Manassas, VA, was pronounce deceased at Atlantic General Hospital last evening.