Rescue crews respond to swimmer in distress on Folly Beach

Charleston County News

FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCBD) Emergency crews responded to reports of a swimmer in distress Friday afternoon on Folly Beach.

According to Spencer Wetmore with the City of Folly Beach, the person involved was a male in his mid-20s.

Wetmore said the swimmer entered the water at 3rd West and was rescued at the pier area.

The swimmer was pulled to the beach and administered CPR. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Folly Beach is the leading agency. Charleston County EMS and helicopter were on scene.

Count on us for updates as they become available.

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