Boy, 10, dies after being pulled into Florida beach rip currents

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A 10-year-old boy died Saturday after he was caught in a rip current off a Florida beach, authorities said.

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According to WFTV, the boy was swimming about 100 yards offshore in Daytona Beach with two other people when they were caught in the current.

A 10-year-old boy drowned Saturday after getting caught in a rip current off a Florida Beach, according to lifeguards.

Lifeguards with Volusia County Beach Safety managed to bring the three swimmers back to shore, but the boy was pronounced dead after arriving at a Daytona Beach hospital, according to WFTV.

Volusia County lifeguards said they rescued 53 people from the ocean on Saturday, the television station reported.