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Man Drowns at Long Branch Beach

Long Branch

Emergency rescue crews pulled an unconscious man out of the ocean in Long Branch Saturday evening and rushed him to an area hospital where doctors later pronounced him dead.

According to authorities, reports of a swimmer in distressed sent emergency responders to the Seven Presidents Park where they began a search for the man before 6 p.m.

Police would only identify the victim as a 34-year-old male swimmer who died from drowning.

The incident remains under investigation.