Man And Child Die After Being Caught In Rip Current At Atlantic Beach

Red flag on beach

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A man and boy died after they were pulled from the waters of Atlantic Beach on Tuesday, according to police. 

The two became caught in a rip current around 2 p.m. 

The Atlantic Beach Fire Department said they were swimming in a red flag zone when they were pulled out by the rip current.

They were pulled from the water west of Oceania Pier.

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