Buxton man dies on Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach after being helped to shore

Published 6:55 pm Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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The National Park Service has reported the Wednesday, June 15 death of a Buxton man on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore

According to the NPS press release, Michael G. Stein, 66, collapsed on the beach after being rescued from the ocean by bystanders, who immediately began CPR efforts.

“After arriving at the scene of the medical-related incident, Dare County Emergency Medical Services continued CPR, which was not successful,” stated the release.

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The incident took place on an oceanside beach across from Sandy Bay on Hatteras Island.

NPS stated that no further details are available.