Surfer Dies at Upper Trestles at San Onofre State Beach

first_img SAN CLEMENTE (KUSI) – A surfer was found dead in the water just south of San Clemente, authorities said.The man, believed to be middle-aged, was found face-down in the water at the Upper Trestles early Saturday, authorities said. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.Rich Haydon, the South Sector superintendent of State Parks, told the OC Register the man was seen struggling as he paddled out into the surf at the break, just south of the San Clemente border.Nearby surfers pulled him out and then performed CPR on him, Haydon said, and Camp Pendleton Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and continued life-saving efforts before declaring the man dead at the scene.It’s unclear if the man was struggling because of the surf conditions or because of health issues.The cause and manner of his death is still under investigation by San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office. Surfer Dies at Upper Trestles at San Onofre State Beach Updated: 8:17 AM Posted: December 4, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, center_img December 4, 2018 KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img