SEASIDE — A young man died and another was rescued Thursday afternoon after struggling in the ocean in Seaside.
Carter Moore, 14, of Kingston, Oklahoma, was rescued shortly after lifeguards and other emergency personnel arrived and was eventually flown to a Portland area hospital, where he was released Friday.
Conner Moore, 13, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was identified by air by the U.S. Coast Guard before being brought to shore. He died, according to Jon Rahl, the city’s public information officer.
The teenagers, who were cousins, were visiting as part of the Moore family reunion.
Seaside lifeguards, Seaside Fire & Rescue and the Coast Guard responded to the incident, which was reported at about 3:30 p.m.