- Associated Press - Friday, June 13, 2014

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say one man is dead following an apparent drowning off Clearwater Beach.

Clearwater officials say a 20-year-old man was swimming about 30 yards from shore Friday evening when he went under. The man’s father and a family friend swam out to help but couldn’t find him.

After responding to a 911 call, police used a personal watercraft to find the young man and bring him to shore. Rescuers attempted CPR, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Tampa Bay Times (https://goo.gl/ZAQumr ) reports that the family friend started feeling chest pains at some point, and the 41-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition wasn’t immediately available.

Officials say the family was visiting from Georgia.

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Information from: Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.), https://www.tampabay.com.

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