Husband And Wife Drown In OBX

A husband and wife drowned in the Outer Banks Friday afternoon.

Sister station, WAVY-TV reports a couple visiting from Pennsylvania drowned in Nags Head after 1 PM.

The station says 54-year-old Benhamin Howe and his wife, 56-year-old Debra Greene, were swimming off the 8400 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road when they stepped off a sandbar and never made it back to shore.

Nags Head first responders were able to bring the couple inland where they performed CPR.

The couple was taken to the Outer Banks Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

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