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Two drownings reported Sunday morning at the Old Swimming Hole

On Sunday morning, July 5, two males drowned in the Croatan Sound at the Old Swimming Hole on Roanoke Island.

The call to 911 came at 11:02 a.m. and reported an individual had slipped underwater. On arrival, first responders found that two people were missing in the water. Bystanders tried to help.

Divers from the Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department were able to locate and bring the two individuals to the ramp at the swimming location.

Resuscitation by Dare County Emergency Medical Services personnel was unsuccessful.

Officials did not release further information Sunday afternoon. Dare County Sheriff’s Office is expected to have additional details Monday, July 6.

At the scene were Dare Sheriff’s deputies, Manteo Police Department officers and Surf Rescue as well as Roanoke Island Fire Department volunteers and Dare EMS.

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