PINE KNOLL SHORES, N.C. (WITN) A man is dead, and three children are in the hospital after a restoration made Sunday afternoon in Pine Knoll Shores.
City officials say it just before noon. On Sunday afternoon, emergency personnel were sent to Memorial Park Beach access to several victims.
Upon their arrival, two spectators tried to help the three children in the water.
Officials say a child and a good samaritan were assisted on the coast by an enforcement officer from Pine Knoll Shores.
The other two children and good samaritan were brought to the coast via jet skiing at PKS EMS.
After several minutes of searching, Atlantic Beach searched lifeguards and removed the male victim from the water. Paramedics from both PKS and Indian Beach performed CPR on the male victim but could not revive him.
The three children were transported to Carteret Healthcare, and officials say they are in good condition.
The family has been informed that the adult male victim did not survive and has chosen not to release his name at this time.
The city says that red flags were broadcast during the day on Sunday, indicating high rip current risk.