Deputy recovering after swimming out into surf to save teen



A sheriff’s deputy who swam out into the surf to help a 14-year-old boy caught in a rip current was in critical condition after 45 minutes in the water but is expected to recover, the Curry County Sheriff’s Office said.

“He basically saved that boy’s life,” Sheriff John Bishop told the Curry Coastal Pilot newspaper.

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