Texas man drowns in Miramar Beach, FL after attempting to save young boy
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A Texas man is dead after attempting to save a young boy who was in distress from the water, according to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office.
The scene occurred just before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday behind a private residence in Miramar Beach, Florida located on Beach Drive.
Walton County Deputies report that several witnesses on the beach were able to pull 54-year-old Timothy Browne from the beach water after he had gone in to help a young boy, but Browne was not responsive - and found slumped over in the water.
In a press release from Walton County Sheriff’s Deputies, they say that the young boy was able to make it back to shore safely.
Browne was transported to a local hospital after the incident where he later died.
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