Victim drowns in Black's Beach Incident, say authorities

Posted at 3:03 PM, Jun 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-19 15:49:37-04

A man believed to be in his 40s drowned at Black's Beach Saturday afternoon, despite efforts from bystanders to save him, according to authorities.

A call of a possible drowning with CPR in progress was made to 911 at 1:51 p.m. to the 9700 block of Black Gold Road, according to San Diego Fire Rescue Capt. Joe Amador.

Lifeguards and paramedics also attempted to revive the man, but he was pronounced dead a short time later, Amador said.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office responded and will release the man's name after his next of kin is notified.