Pennsylvania man drowns while swimming at the shore

The Associated Press

WILDWOOD, N.J. — Police say a Pennsylvania man drowned while swimming in the ocean in Wildwood.

The Press of Atlantic City reports ( ) that lifeguards went into the water to rescue several swimmers in distress and once back on shore they discovered the Middletown, Pennsylvania, man was missing. It happened around 12:50 p.m. Sunday.

Police say the body was discovered by surfers about two hours later. Police, fire and beach patrol units had been searching for the man.