1 swimmer dead, another missing at Long Beach surf

One man is dead and another missing after disappearing while swimming in Long Beach Friday. A 22-year-old man was pulled from the water but died en route to the hospital. His 18-year-old companion has

News 12 Staff

Jul 26, 2008, 2:51 AM

Updated 5,839 days ago

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One man is dead and another missing after disappearing while swimming in Long Beach Friday.
A 22-year-old man was pulled from the water but died en route to the hospital. His 18-year-old companion has not been found.
Authorities and lifeguards have switched gears from a rescue to a recovery effort.
The pair went missing around 6 p.m. Rescue crews scoured the water in hopes of saving the two men.
The men are believed to be from Valley Stream.
Police vowed to continue searching for the missing body throughout the evening.


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