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: 'Can't Restart On A Dime': Opening Night Won't Happen Overnight For Philadelphia Theatre Company As Restrictions To Be Lifted
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.
It’s unclear how many others were saved.READ MORE: Federal Agents Descend On Hindu Temple In Robbinsville After Lawsuit Alleges Human Trafficking, Forced Labor
The town says in the tweet that people should stay out of the ocean as the dangerous conditions continue.MORE NEWS: Maple Shade Volunteer Fire Department Unexpectedly Shut Down
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