CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (CW 39) — A man in Corpus Christi died Wednesday in a surfing accident on rough waters produced by Hurricane Laura.
Corpus Mayor Joe McCombs told KIII-TV the man was thrown against jetties and suffered injuries. Paramedics rushed the 24-year-old man to a hospital where he later died.
Another man also sustained injuries. His status is not known, according to KRIS-TV.
No other information about the accident was made available.
As a result, beaches in the areas were closed through Thursday morning.