Tulare man drowns in ocean near Eureka

The Fresno BeeApril 15, 2014 

A 21-year-old Tulare man drowned last week in the Pacific Ocean near Eureka, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office said.

Matthew Bryant Garcia and a friend went swimming late Thursday afternoon off Samoa Beach. The friend called 911 when Garcia hadn't returned to the beach. Rescuers found him alive and performed CPR, but Garcia died a short time later at a Eureka hospital.

Read more on the incident from The Eureka Times-Standard

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