EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (CBS/AP) — Cellphone video shows people forming a human chain to rescue swimmers from rip currents in North Carolina.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: DA To Provide Update On Ongoing Issue Of Dirt Bikes, Motorcycles On Philly Streets Following Deadly Shooting In Port Richmond
The video Shane Gentry provided to news outlets shows beachgoers in Emerald Isle lined up arm-in-arm and attempting to pull people from the rough water on Wednesday. Gentry says “it was nuts. I’ve never seen anything like it.”
Officials say a 41-year-old man drowned.
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The town says in the tweet that people should stay out of the ocean as the dangerous conditions continue.MORE NEWS: 25-Year-Old Man Rushed To Hospital After Shot Multiple Times In Philadelphia's Fairhill Section
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