Officials: 10-year-old Florida boy dies after getting caught in rip current
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Volusia County Beach Safety said Saturday that a 10-year-old boy died after getting caught in a rip current.
Beach safety officials said the 10-year-old was from Keystone Heights, Florida.
Officials said the boy was swimming with two other people in the area of the Glenview Walkover when lifeguards spotted the trio in a rip current about 100 yards from the shore.
Lifeguards were able to bring all three people back to the shore, where officials said they performed life-saving measures on the 10-year-old.
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However, the boy was taken to Halifax Hospital where they said the boy was pronounced dead.
Officials said the two other swimmers with the 10-year-old did not require medical attention.
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