Swimmer dies after getting caught in rip current

March 28, 2010 4:33:03 PM PDT
A 19-year-old has died after getting caught in a rip current off the coast of Galveston. Authorities say two men started having trouble in the water off 51st Street and Seawall. The beach patrol rescued one man quickly. The other was pulled underwater. He was found about 20 minutes later.

Beach patrol says he was rushed to UTMB, where he was pronounced dead.


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