Man swimming off the coast of North Carolina dies after being pulled from rough surf

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KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. – A man swimming off the coast of North Carolina died in the rough surf on Saturday.

Paul Dennis Bindulski, 62, of Kill Devils Hills, was identified as the victim by Gallop Funeral Services.

It happened off Kill Devils Hills in an area that a lifeguard had posted “No Swimming” flags, according to Kill Devils Hills town officials.

Bindulski was reported missing at about 12:15 p.m. and spotted in the water about 15 minutes later, according to the authorities.

The unresponsive swimmer was pulled from the ocean and lifeguards initiated CPR before he was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Bindulski is the fifth person to die while swimming off an Outer Banks beach this summer, according to the Outer Banks Voice.

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