Brooklyn Man Drowns Off Coast of Long Beach

Police on Long Island say a 26-year-old Brooklyn man has drowned while swimming at Ocean Beach Park in Long Beach.

Newsday reports the unidentified man was swimming in an area with no lifeguards just before 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Rescuers were called to the Boardwalk and Edwards Boulevard where they pulled the man from the water.

He was hospitalized and later died.

Lifeguards are on duty until 6 p.m.

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