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Body surfer nearly drowns at Anastasia State Park

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Updated: 6/15/2013 7:35 pm
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- A man is in critical condition after nearly drowning at Anastasia State Park Saturday afternoon. 
It happened about 5:00 p.m.

Officials with St. Johns Fire Rescue say the man was body surfing in the ocean about 50 yards from shore when he was knocked over by a wave.

A friend signaled to life guards who quickly pulled the man from the surf.

The man was unresponsive. Officials say he was not breathing and had no pulse.

Crews with St. Johns County Fire Rescue performed CPR until the man regained a pulse.

The man was transported to Flagler Hospital where he remains in critical condition.
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