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Young tourist drowns off Cozumel

Cozumel, Q.R. – A young man has drowned off the island of Cozumel after being unable to free himself from strong currents.

The young man who was a tourist from the city of Valladolid, was seen floating in the sea by other beachgoers. Being in an area without lifeguards, people from the beach swam out to recuse the body.

Two nurses happened to be in the area, both of whom performed CPR on the man, however, he was without vital signs. The accident was called into emergency 911 at 12:50 p.m. The man was transferred to a local hospital.

Deceased is 21-year-old Carlos Rodrigo Euán Vivas who had arrived to Cozumel with his mother and sister for Easter.

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