Man Dies Of Apparent Head Injury While Playing In Florida Surf

Police say a 65-year-old Florida man apparently died from a head injury while swimming off of Florida's coast this weekend.

Volusia County Beach Ocean Rescue officials say the man was in waist-deep water Sunday when he became unresponsive. 

His friend and beach safety officials pulled him from the water and first responders began CPR.

Authorities say the man was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead.

The victim and his friend were playing in the waves. His friend allegedly turned around and saw the man face down in the waves. He turned him around and saw there was an abrasion on his forehead.

The incident remains under investigation. 

The man's name has not been released.

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