Lawrence man drowns swimming off Hampton Beach

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A good Samaritan rescued a Lawrence gentleman who was contacting for help at the seaside, but another swimmer drowned.

A Lawrence guy drowned at Hampton Seaside in New Hampshire Tuesday evening.

A 27-calendar year-previous Lawrence guy drowned swimming off Hampton Seaside in New Hampshire Tuesday evening, in accordance to New Hampshire State Law enforcement.

Around 7:30 p.m., State Law enforcement had been alerted to a probable drowning at the beach, they explained in a press release. A great Samaritan, 23-year-old Salem, N.H., resident Casey Torname, explained to police he’d spotted two swimmers contacting for assist whilst he was browsing.

Torname instructed police he’d rescued a single swimmer — 28-year-outdated Lawrence resident Luis Colon-De-Lara, the release stated. But the other swimmer, Wandy Bethancourt-Adames, however hadn’t occur to shore, he claimed.

Hampton firefighters responded and soon observed Bethancourt-Adames in the h2o, the launch mentioned. They brought him to shore and performed CPR prior to using him to a medical center in which he was declared lifeless.

1st responders also took Colon-De-Lara to a healthcare facility. He was treated for non-existence-threatening accidents.

Authorities are even now investigating the drowning. Anybody with information and facts is questioned to get hold of Sgt. Nicholas Haroutunian at (603) 227-2112 or at [email protected].

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