March 5, 2021

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Tourist dies in hospital after being rescued on Condado beach

Two tourists from New York were rescued today on Condado beach by the Maritime Unit of the United Forces Bureau of Rapid Action (FURA), after it was reported that both were swept away by strong currents and were drowning in an area near the hotel. Vanderbilt.

Although both were transported to the Presbyterian Hospital, one died as a result of the incident, according to the press officer of the Puerto Rico Police Bureau.

Agents attached to the San Juan Criminal Investigation Corps together with the prosecutor on duty will continue with the investigation.

The National Weather System in San Juan maintains a warning in effect for the waters of the Atlantic and the Caribbean, where waves up to seven feet high could be seen.

Several weeks ago the authorities warned about the danger of the beaches in the north of the island due to the strong tides.

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