Man Dies at Big Dume Beach

Emergency scene including both a fire engine and an ambulance. File Photo

A man died this afternoon in the waters off Big Dume Beach.

Little information was immediately available as to the circumstances of the victim’s death or his identity. 

A water rescue took place around 3 p.m. just below Cliffside Dr., with some initial reports indicating a boat had overturned, though this has yet to be confirmed.

The beach is closed for the rest of the day as authorities investigate.

This is an developing story.