Heroic Surfer Passes Away In Puerto Rico

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Heroic New York Surfer Dylan Smith Passes Away In Puerto Rico
According to multiple reports, 23-year old New York surfer and lifeguard Dylan Smith passed away while surfing in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Dylan was recently named by People Magazine as one of its “2012 Heroes of the Year” after rescuing multiple people during superstorm Sandy with his surfboard. The cause of death has yet to be determined but it’s suspected that he drowned while surfing Maria’s near the town of Rincon. Our thoughts and condolences are with the friends and family of this heroic man. Rest in peace brother.

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