Suffolk man drowns in Corolla

Published 9:05 pm Wednesday, September 9, 2015

A Suffolk man died Monday after being pulled from the water in Corolla, N.C.

Sheriff Susan Johnson said the incident was reported about 2:30 p.m. near milepost 5 on the south beach in Corolla. The caller said witnesses pulled a man from the water after seeing him go under. He was unconscious and bystanders were performing CPR.

Emergency medical services arrived and pronounced Mark Simmons, 56, dead, Johnson said.

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