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One Dead in Surf City Drowning

Surf City

Emergency responders pulled one person from the Atlantic Ocean, suffering fatal injuries after drowning in Suf City Sunday night. 

A preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 10:15 p.m., police were called to the 15th Street Beach after receiving several 911 calls reporting a person who entered the water and didn't return. 

Rescue crews arrived and after a brief search, they found the unidentified person unconscious and unresponsive at that location.

The individual was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. 

The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office was notified of the drowning and an investigation has been launched. 

There were no other injuries reported.