Victim of coastal swimming accident identified

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:53 PM

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (AP) - The Charleston County coroner has released the name of a 22-year-old man who drowned in a swimming accident at the Isle of Palms.

The victim in the accident was identified Thursday as Jermaine Choice of North Charleston.

Isle of Palms Fire and Rescue Chief Ann Graham says the agency received a call about a swimmer in distress about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Others at the beach had pulled the man from the water and were attempting to resuscitate him. Choice was taken to East Cooper Medical Center where he died.
 

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