DEAD SAN FRANCISCO SURFER IDENTIFIED
January 23, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - A surfer who died
at Ocean Beach Sunday has been identified as Sean O'Flaherty-Fahey,
a 33-year-old San Francisco man, a spokesman for the San Francisco
Medical Examiner said today.
O'Flaherty-Fahey lost consciousness at Ocean Beach
Sunday morning and died at the University of California-San Francisco
Medical Center at 11:04 a.m., according to the National Park Service.
A dispatcher with the San Francisco Fire Department
said medical personnel and National Park Service rangers responded
to Ocean Beach near Sloat Boulevard and Great Highway around 10
a.m. after a caller reported that a person was unconscious on
National Park Service officials said it appears
the surfer was pulled out of the water by people visiting the
beach, which is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
A spokesman said that the medical examiner has not
yet established a cause of death.
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