- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 27, 2017

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A teen is dead after being pulled from the water at a Florida beach.

The Palm Beach Post reports that two people dragged 13-year-old Sylvanus Wiley to shore at Ocean Reef Park Sunday afternoon. Riviera Beach Fire Rescue says lifeguards were performing CPR when rescue crews arrived and took the boy to a nearby hospital.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.

An autopsy will determine an official cause of death.


Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post, https://www.pbpost.com

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