Man dies after being pulled from ocean off Hillsboro Beach

Unclear if rip currents played role in drowning

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor
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HILLSBORO BEACH, Fla. - Broward Sheriff's Fire Rescue says a man died Friday afternoon after being pulled from the Atlantic Ocean.

Authorities say the man died in an ambulance, while on the way to Broward Health North.

The drowning happened south of Hillsboro Boulevard on South Ocean Way near the Embassy Suites.

At this time it is unclear whether rip currents played a role in the drowning.

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