Eastham Fire Responds to Drowning at Coast Guard Beach

Despite best efforts, a 70 year old man is dead...

Official statement from Eastham Fire Department's Deputy Chief Daniel Keane:

EASTHAM, MA - July 15, 2018– On Sunday, July 15, 2018, at approximately 4:15pm, the Eastham Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a person pulled from the water with CPR in progress at Coast Guard Beach.

Upon arrival, a 70 year old male was found unresponsive and in the water. Together with the Cape Cod National Seashore Lifeguards, Park Rangers and Eastham Police, Eastham Fire Department paramedics and EMTs continued CPR and rendered advanced medical care.

The patient was transported to Cape Cod Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

The name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

For more information, please contact the Eastham Fire Department at 508-255-2324.

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