A 28-year-old man died Thursday night after being pulled from the surf in Venice, NBC4 reported.
The man was found about 6:20 p.m. off the 1900 block of Ocean Front Walk and taken from the water in cardiac arrest, Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Lifeguards and firefighters rendered advanced lifesaving measures before the man was taken to a hospital, Scott said.
The mayor’s crisis response team was dispatched to assist the man’s distraught family, Scott said.
Here Al Covelli, visiting from Brooklyn, gives Yo! Venice an eyewitness account:
Read more on yovenice.com.