Tennessee man drowns at Florida beach, officials say

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ORLANDO, Florida — A Tennessee man was pronounced dead after lifeguards tried to rescue him at a Florida beach.

Forty-three-year-old Raymond Smith of Cookeville was pulled to shore in Ormond Beach, Florida, Sunday afternoon.

At least four officers and one civilian attempted to rescue Smith.

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After he was taken out of the water, lifeguards immediately started CPR.

He was then rushed to the hospital, but he did not survive.

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