Paddleboarder Dies off Nauset Light Beach

DA's office identifies victim...

A paddleboarder died off Nauset Light Beach Sunday afternoon.  Authorities received calls that a man had fallen off his paddleboard and was floating in the water.

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michal O'Keefe has identified the victim as David C. Harmon, age 55.  The medical examiner will report an official cause of death.  The DA said it appears Mr. Harmon suffered a medical issue  while paddleboarding.  Foul play is not suspected.

The rescue effort included rescuers from Eastham, Orleans, Chatham and the US Coast Guard.  The victim was taken to Chatham due to low tide at Nauset Inlet. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on