Woman Drowns At Topsail Beach

Police say a woman has drowned in the surf at Topsail Beach.

Sixty-six-year-old Laurel King drowned Monday. The former town employee told a friend she wanted to get out but before she could, she went under.

Police say it's not clear whether King suffered some sort of medical problem before she went under. The drowning happened on a section of beach where there are no lifeguards.

It's the second drowning at Topsail Beach this year.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 218514371 - witn.com/a?a=218514371