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    Surfer Rescued from Ocean Beach Dies

    A surfer died after being rescued from Ocean Beach in San Francisco Friday afternoon.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 7, 2018)

    A surfer has died after being pulled from the surf at San Francisco's Ocean Beach Friday afternoon, fire officials said.

    The officials put out an alert at about 12:30 p.m. saying authorities were performing CPR on a man, who had apparently been surfing Friday when things went awry.

    He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition a little after 1 p.m., according to the fire department.

    Friday evening, fire officials said the man died.

    A beach hazard statement went in effect at noon Wednesday but was lifted Friday morning at 8 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.

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