Coast Guard calls off search following reports of drowning on beach

(Photo: File)
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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Coast Guard say they have called off a search and found nothing after reports of a drowning on Edisto Beach.

The Coast Guard, emergency crews with Charleston County and the Edisto Beach Fire Department all responded to a possible drowning in the area of 2100 Palmetto Blvd.

The Coast Guard had deployed a response boat and helicopter to the area.

Authorities say they had received several reports of a man who was in the water.

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