Swimmer dies off Huntington Beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a swimmer has died after being pulled from the water off Orange County.

The Orange County Register says (http://bit.ly/1hF3Sk3 ) emergency crews responded to the Sunset Beach area north of Huntington Beach around 6 p.m. Monday following reports from lifeguards about a missing swimmer.

The swimmer was located and pulled from the water before being taken to a hospital.

Coroner's Office officials confirmed that the male swimmer died shortly before 7:30 p.m. His name is not being released until family is notified of the death.

Authorities did not say how long the swimmer was missing before he was found.

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Information from: The Orange County Register, http://www.ocregister.com