Woman feared drowned is revived in Atlantic City

Atlantic City police say a woman who had reportedly drowned after she was caught in a rip current was actually revived at the scene by emergency responders.

The Press of Atlantic City reports that city firefighters and beach patrol members were called to South Carolina beach around 7 p.m. Monday after a 59-year-old New Hampshire resident was found face down in the water about 150 to 200 yards off shore.

A city beach patrol official had told the newspaper Monday that lifeguards brought in the unconscious woman but were unable to revive her.

But city police Sgt. Monica McMenamin told the newspaper Tuesday that rescue workers continued working on the woman and were able to revive her.

Further details on the woman’s condition have not been disclosed.

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