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Sheriff: Man drowns in surf off Amelia Island

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AMELIA ISLAND, Florida — Officials say a man drowned off Amelia Island.

Sheriff Bill Leeper told The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/1w5pTgw ) that the man was pulled from the surf just south of The Ritz-Carlton hotel about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The man's identity hasn't been released.

No further details were immediately available.


Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com

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