Man Swimming at Ocean City Beach Struck and Killed by Large Wave

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Ocean City officials say a 76-year-old swimmer died in a beach accident when a large wave knocked him down.

Ocean City communications manager Jessica Waters said authorities responded to the beach Sunday for a report of a distressed swimmer.

Waters said the man was in knee-deep water when he was knocked down by a large wave.

Responders administered CPR and transported the man to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Read WBOC and The Baltimore Sun

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