- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida man is dead after being washed into a jetty while snorkeling.

A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office news release says 67-year-old Paul Swingle had been snorkeling in the Boynton Beach Inlet Sunday. A passing boat found Swingle, loaded him onto the vessel and brought him to shore. Rescue workers transported Swingle to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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