Swimmer drowns at Sandbridge beach

People nearby pulled the man from the water and began CPR while waiting for first responders but he died on the shore.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- A swimmer has reportedly died after drowning at a beach in Sandbridge Wednesday afternoon. 

A man was swimming in the 2500 block of Sandfiddler Road just before 2:30 p.m. when bystanders say he went under the water and did not come back up. 

People nearby pulled the man from the water and began CPR while waiting for first responders but the man died on the shore. 

The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident. 

The man has not yet been identified. 

 

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