UPDATE: Man dies near Bald Head Island
BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — A man reported missing near Bald Head Island is dead according to the StarNews.
The Coast Guard on Oak Island and a helicopter joined in the search for the man. Brunswick County dispatch says he was found in the water and taken to the Southport Marina.
The StarNews reports that the 43-year-old man died after he was swept away by the currents after trying to help swimmers in distress.
The man’s identity is not known at this time.
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