DUXBURY (CBS) — A 72-year-old man who was discovered face down within the water close to Duxbury has died, the District Lawyer mentioned Monday afternoon. Two kayakers discovered the person off Shipyard Lane Seaside hours earlier.
With the assistance of a paddleboarder, the kayakers pulled the person to shore the place the three took turns performing CPR, police mentioned.
The person could have had a medical emergency.
Police Chief Steve McDonald mentioned, “There have been fairly just a few bystanders that had been very helpful in doing the rescue help on this gentleman. Paddleboarders, kayakers, it was a extremely good group effort to get this individual to shore.”
Horrified beachgoers and households watched as EMTs took the person to a hospital.
“It’s a really secure seashore,” Cheryl Gleason of Duxbury mentioned. “They only adore it due to that, they’ll swim out to the little platform and bounce in and I imply, I’ve by no means thought twice about it.”
McDonald praised those that did their greatest to save lots of the person. “There’s simply so many, so many circumstances the place you see folks that simply bounce in and rescue with none due regard for their very own security.”