Tourist drowns in Destin

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DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) — A tourist drowned in Destin Friday afternoon.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says the 38-year-old man was struggling in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico near Gulf Shore Drive. Bystanders helped pull him to shore but he did not survive.

The call came in around 2 p.m.

More information will be released soon.

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