77. Georgia man drowns in Ormond Beach surf July Fourth weekend

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Lacator map on drowning victim in Ormond Beach / Headline SurferHeadline Surfer® graphic /
A man drowned mid-day Saturday, July 6,  in the ocean, near the 600 block of South Atlantic Avenue, in Ormond Beach, as shown in this locator map.
 

ORMOND BEACH -- The Fourth of July weekend has taken a tragic turn in Ormond Beach with a report that a 30-year-old man from Georgia drowned in the waters off Ormond Beach.

The drowning comes in at No. 77 in the Headline Surfer® countdown of the top 100 stories of 2013.

The victim, whose name was not released, was pulled to shore just before noon on July 6, and treated on scene before transport to Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach where he was pronounced dead a short time later, Volusia County sheriff's dispatch Sgt. Mike Chilcot told Headline Surfer.

The incident occurred in the 600 block of South Atlantic Avenue.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories narly eveenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in Wst Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.