PACIFICA (CBS SF) — A 60-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon after he and a woman in Pacifica were apparently swept into the ocean by a large wave.
The San Mateo County coroner’s office said Larry Moore was pronounced dead at 3:20 p.m., about five minutes after he was pulled from the ocean by a Coast Guard helicopter.READ MORE: Support Builds for KPIX Reporter Targeted in YouTuber's Racist Remarks
The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the incident around 2 p.m. and staged a water rescue near the Pacifica Pier after the couple was knocked into the water, according to Coast Guard Lt. Marcia Medina.READ MORE: Prop Gun Fired by Alec Baldwin on Movie Set Kills Cinematographer, Wounds Bay Area Director
The woman was pulled to safety by an unknown party by the time rescuers arrived, but Larry Moore appeared to be unconscious when he was pulled from the water.MORE NEWS: Former Oakland Police Captain Wounded During Fatal Shooting At Gas Station
Both the man and the woman were taken to a hospital. The woman’s condition has not yet been released.