A man drowns in Gulf of Mexico

Posted at 2:17 PM, Jun 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 16:17:51-04

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    Destin (WSMV) — A Tennessee man drowned in the Gulf of Mexico at Henderson Beach Park in Destin, FL Saturday.

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the man was 49-years-old and a tourist from Tennessee. First responders were called to the scene at around 12:18 p.m.

When first responders arrived, they discovered the man was not breathing and medical personnel administered CPR, but the man did not survive.

The victim has not yet been identified and it remains unknown what part of Tennessee he was from.

This is a developing story.

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