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OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a 17-year-old student from Brunswick County has drowned off the North Carolina coast.

Oak Island Fire Department Chief Chris Anselmo says rescue crews recovered the body of James Prince Tuesday night off Oak Island. Rescuers were called when a swimmer was reported missing near the Oak Island Pier about 7 p.m.

Authorities say the victim was a senior at South Brunswick High School.

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