NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WPDE) — One man was pulled from the ocean in North Myrtle Beach Thursday and a search for another man has been suspended, according to officials.
Pat Dowling, a spokesperson for North Myrtle Beach, said the incident happened at the beach off 14th Avenue South Thursday evening.
Crews deployed jet skis and a drone to search for a second person who is reportedly in the water. The Coast Guard also brought out a helicopter, Dowling added.
He also said there will be a presence on the beach overnight but not a full search.
Dowling added the two men were swimming together, and they got into some difficulty.