Philadelphia man drowns at Jersey shore

June 2, 2009 10:39:58 AM PDT
Police say a Philadelphia man died after being swept out to sea by a wave at the Jersey shore. Point Pleasant Beach police say 25-year-old Johnson Thomas was in the water near the Manasquan Inlet when a large wave separated him from his two friends Monday night.

The Coast Guard found Thomas unresponsive in the water.

A Coast Guard member began CPR and Thomas was transported to Ocean Medical Center in Brick, where he was pronounced dead.


Information from: Asbury Park Press,

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