Corpus Christi–A man in his 50s from out of state has died following a drowning near the Packery on Thursday. The man is believed to have been in town visiting friends and was swimming along when the accident occurred.

The man was pulled out of the water by near by lifeguards who immediately began working to revive the man. He was transported to Bay Area Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

It’s unsure if rip currents or a medical emergency led to his death. The incident occurred just before 3:00 pm.

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