- Associated Press - Friday, July 4, 2014

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police say a 49-year-old man has died after an apparent accident while kitesurfing in the ocean in the Lincoln City area.

Police say the man was taken late Thursday afternoon to a Lincoln City hospital after a friend found him unresponsive in the water. Medical staff pronounced him dead after unsuccessful resuscitation efforts at the beach and hospital.

The man was kitesurfing off the beach at Roads End State Park.

Police say his name will be released Friday.

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