Male dies after drowning at Swansea Town Beach

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SWANSEA, MA (WLNE): A male died after drowning at the Swansea Town Beach, according to police. 

The Swansea Police Department received a call regarding a person “in distress” in the water. The male was at the beach with a friend, who noticed he was in trouble and called for help. 

The friend and three bystanders helped pull the male out of the water and performed CPR, according to police. 

The male was transported to the Charlton Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, where he died. 

The identity of the male is not being released until the family is notified. 

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