Shelby man drowns at Myrtle Beach beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man has drowned while swimming in the ocean at Myrtle Beach.

Horry County officials told local media outlets that 49-year-old Brian Long of Shelby, North Carolina, died around 1 p.m. Wednesday while being treated at Waccamaw Community Hospital.

Horry County Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said Long's death has been ruled a drowning.

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