Ocean Reef Park: Man nearly drowns while swimming off Ocean Reef Park in Riviera Beach

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - Riviera Beach Fire Rescue transported an adult male to St. Mary's Medical Center in critical condition after he nearly drowned Thursday evening while swimming off Ocean Reef Park, said Rose Anne Brown, spokeswoman for Riviera Beach Police Department.

By the time rescue crews arrived on scene around 6:44 p.m., the man had been pulled out of the water by bystanders, Brown said.

She said he was rushed to St. Mary's Medical Center and that his condition was "life-threatening."

There are no other details immediately available.

 

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