Louisiana man dies after getting caught in rip current

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OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — A 58-year-old Louisiana man died after being caught in a rip current Saturday evening.

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office a group of swimmers got caught in a rip current off of Henderson Beach State Park around 6:15 Saturday night.

After being pulled from the water, the Louisiana man was transported to the Destin emergency room where he was pronounced dead.

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