Press Release

Thursday afternoon, a 48 year old male died while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) in Avon, North Carolina.

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"We extend our sympathy to the victim's family. This tragic event  is a very sad reminder of the dangers posed by rip currents,” said Superintendent David Hallac.

New York Man Dies in the Atlantic Ocean Near Avon, NC