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77-year-old Pennsylvania man dies after being pulled from ocean off Atlantic City

77-year-old Pennsylvania man dies after being pulled from ocean off Atlantic City


Atlantic City lifeguards survey the beach May 30.

ATLANTIC CITY — A 77-year-old Pennsylvania man died Thursday afternoon after he was pulled from the ocean off the Ohio Avenue beach.

At 3:03 p.m., lifeguards removed Gustave Vincolato, who was unconscious, from a shallow section of the water, police said in a news release.

After getting Vincolato, of Folcroft, Delaware County, on the beach, lifeguards began CPR, police said. He was then taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, where he was pronounced dead.

The Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office will complete an autopsy to determine the cause of Vincolato’s death, police said.

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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