Man dies days after being pulled from water in Gulf Shores

Baldwin County

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) —  A man has died days after being pulled from the water Saturday, September 1st.

Around 5:00 p.m. aircrews were called for a distressed swimmer in the 1400 block of West Beach, but were canceled due to bad weather. The man was later found floating in the water. He was pulled from the water showing no signs of life and was taken to South Baldwin Medical where doctors found a heartbeat. 

On Saturday around 8:00 p.m. he received a CT scan. Sunday he was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at South Baldwin Medical Center. 

Gulf Shores Fire Rescue tells News 5 the man passed away Monday afternoon. His identity has not been released. 

Red flags were up Friday and Saturday warning individuals of the water conditions. 

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