Man dies after diving off boat into Bogue Sound

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EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was brought out of the water on the North Carolina coast.

Emerald Isle Town Manager Frank Rush told news sources 28-year-old Senator LeMay of Seabrook, Texas, dived off a boat Friday and into shallow water in Bogue Sound.

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Officials say a person on the boat brought LeMay out of the water.

LeMay was taken to a U.S. Coast Guard station, from which he was transferred to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.