Teen dies after getting caught in rough surf at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park

DANIA BEACH, Fla. -  (AP) -- A teenager has died after getting caught in rough surf at a South Florida state park.

   Authorities say the 15-year-old went missing Monday afternoon while visiting John U. Lloyd Beach State Park with his family. The teen's family told police that a wave pulled him under as they made their way out of the rough waters.

   Other beachgoers helped search for him, eventually spotting him in the water a short distance away.

   According to witnesses, the boy was not responsive after being pulled onto the beach.

   The teen was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

   Authorities have not released the teen's identity.

   Red flags and signs at the park warned beachgoers about rough conditions and rip currents.
 

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