Swimmer Pulled From Water Off Jersey Shore Dies: Official

A swimmer was pulled from the water and died after he was possibly knocked unconscious by a wave at Seaside Heights, the fire chief said. 

The 44-year-old man from New Brunswick had been at the beach with his wife and 5-year-old son, police and the Seaside Heights fire chief said. 

He was seen getting struck by a wave at Fremont Avenue beach, then was floating in the water, police said. 

Fire department dive teams and the coast guard responded.

Lifeguards were not on duty at the time. 

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