ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – An unconscious Pennsylvania man was removed from the Atlantic Ocean by lifeguards and has been pronounced dead. On July 9, 2020 at 3:03 pm, Atlantic City Beach Patrol lifeguards located and removed Gustave Vincolato, who was unconscious, from shallow water in the ocean at the Ohio Avenue beach. Once on the beach, lifeguards began CPR and Vincolato, 77, of Folcroft, PA was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division. He was pronounced deceased by Emergency Department physicians.
The Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of Vincolato’s death.