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Man pulled from ocean dies at hospital

Nehalem Bay Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a man found in the water at 1:22 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at Short Sand Beach at Oswald West State Park, unconscious and not breathing. Upon arrival of emergency medical personnel, bystanders were providing CPR. “With the help...
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Oregon girl, 11, dies after tide sweeps her away at Cannon Beach

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon girl died last week after the tide swept her away during a visit to Cannon Beach, authorities said. According to KATU and the Cannon Beach Gazette, Portland fifth-grader Lily Markwell, 11, was swept into the Pacific Ocean north of Haystack Rock about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. A Cannon Beach rescue swimmer and a jet ski brought the girl to shore after a search involving the Cannon Beach Fire District, Seaside Fire’s Surf Rescue Team and a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter, officials said in a news release. She was flown to a nearby hospital, where she died Friday, the Gazette reported.
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Portland girl dies after being swept out to sea in Cannon Beach

CANNON BEACH, Ore. — A fifth-grade girl from Portland died last week after she was swept out to sea north of Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach. On June 17, Cannon Beach Rural Fire Protection District and Seaside Fire's Surf Rescue Team responded to a report about a juvenile in the water. Rescuers searched the water. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was called in to help and found the girl. She was airlifted to the hospital, but later died.