SURF CITY - On Wednesday, a man died after he was pulled from the ocean in Surf City.  The man was unconscious when reached by lifeguards.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m. off the beach near Division Avenue. 

Lifeguards pulled the A 55-year-old man from the ocean and performed CPR on the beach with police officers and other personnel.

He was then transported by ambulance and treated by paramedics en route to the hospital.  He was later pronounced dead at Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin.  Surf City officials did not release the name of the man.