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UPDATED: Surfer drowns at Surf City

videoAll weekend long Hurricane Igor, far off at sea, created some big waves for surfers. But one surfer's life suddenly ended in the surf Sunday. Kurt Murray, 21, drowned while surfing near the Surf City Pier around 2 p.m.

Ohio woman drowns at Wrightsville Beach

An evening swim turned deadly last night at Wrightsville Beach. Police say an Ohio woman drowned while swimming in the ocean near the 700 block of South Lumina Avenue.

18-year-old drowns in Boiling Spring Lakes

video A swimming trip turned tragic in Brunswick County Thursday. An 18-year-old boy drowned while swimming in Spring Lake.

Missing man’s body found in Lake Waccamaw

Stewart Young, 47, of Bladenboro drowned while rescuing one of his four children from the water.

UPDATE: Greenfield Lake drowning victim identified

The man who drowned Saturday afternoon at Greenfield Lake after jumping in off the pier has been identified.

FIRST ON 3: Swimmer drowns at Ocean Isle Beach

videoTown officials say they are unsure what led to drowning. This is the first drowning this summer at Ocean Isle Beach.

Kayaker drowns at Holden Beach

Investigators say 55-year-old Raymond Joseph Dracker of San Rafael, CA, was kayaking when he was hit by a wave trying to get out into the ocean.

Area has fourth drowning victim of the summer

videoA fourth drowning this season at area beaches has raised further concerns. Three of the four drowning victims were from out of town, so lifeguards are trying to educate tourists not used to the dangers of the ocean.

10 year old drowns off Fort Fisher Saturday

A weekend trip to the beach turned deadly for a child visiting our area with relatives. It happened at Fort Fisher a little before 2:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said 10-year-old Master Emanuel Carter of Sanford...

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