Man drowns trying to reach sandbar at Brazoria County beach

A man in Brazoria County is dead after authorities say he could not reach the sandbar at Follets Beach.

The body of the 35-year-old man was recovered Friday evening after receiving reports of a body in the water.

According to the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, witnesses say the person was calling for help at the second sandbar and never resurfaced.

After a 10-minute search, authorities discovered the body of the man.

We do not know the identity of the victim.
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