Man drowns, another missing in the Hamptons

The News Leader

June 6, 2010 8:47:10 PM PDT
One man is dead and another one is missing after a rip current pulled them out to sea while swimming off Westhampton beach.

Police say a lifeguard managed to pull one victim from water at 11:00 Sunday morning and began CPR.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Rescuers continued to search for the other victim for an hour, but then called off the search.

No swimming flags were posted on the beach.