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Man drowns trying to save teens from rip current

06/19/2017 at 8:04 | Posted by cindymiller
Photo Credit: WCTI News Channel 12
Firefighters confirm a 56-year-old-man died Saturday morning trying to save two teenage girls caught in a rip current in Atlantic Beach. Fire Chief Adam Snyder of the Atlantic Beach Fire Department said a 56-year-old man heard the teenagers crying for help and tried to save them, but got caught in the rip current and drowned. On Sunday, several swimmers were caught in a rip current near the Double Tree hotel in Atlantic Beach. Before the fire department could arrive, bystanders were able to help. Click here to read more form WCTI News Channel 12.