Athens Man Dies On Vacation

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An Athens man has died while vacationing in North Carolina.

WITN-TV reports that David Bowman, 65, died Friday while swimming in the ocean.

According to Emerald Isle police Bowman as swimming with his wife Friday afternoon.  Police say Bowman decided to stay in the water when his wife went to sit on the beach.

Witnesses reported seeing a body floating in the water short time later.  Bowman was pulled from the water and later pronounced dead at Cartaret General Hospital.

Police are not sure if a medical condition played a role in Bowman's death.