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A man has drowned amid dangerous surf conditions in North Carolina and video from a witness at a beach there shows people trying to rescue swimmers by linking arms to form a long chain.
Life guards and visitors at the beach are on high alert after four people drowned over the weekend in our area.
The swimmer was in his 50's and visiting the beach with family according to the Chief.
A man is dead after being caught in a rip current and drowning in Holden Beach Saturday afternoon.
The parents of 20-year-old Daniel Doran, of Myrtle Beach, are suing Remedies Bar for serving their underaged son alcohol and, they say, causing his death.
No information about the man has been released. He's the fifth person to die while swimming off the Outer Banks so far this year.
A woman is alive and in the hospital after a Wilmington Police officer rescued her from nearly drowning in the Cape Fear River Thursday morning.
Police have identified the three people who drowned in a Durham pool early Tuesday morning.
Officials say a Virginia real estate broker has drowned off the North Carolina coast, with bystanders saying he was trying to save his daughters from a rip current.