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Drowning accident takes the life of a Pennsylvania man on the NC coast


OCEAN ISLE BEACH, North Carolina — An elderly Pennsylvania man has drowned while swimming on the North Carolina coast.

Authorities tell local media outlets that 85-year-old Robert Huss of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, was found in the water early Sunday evening off Ocean Isle Beach, a community between Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Wilmington, North Carolina.

Crews tried to resuscitate Huss but had no success.

It was the first ocean drowning in Brunswick County, North Carolina, this year.

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