MARLBOROUGH – Police and fire evacuated Marlborough’s World War II Memorial Beach on Hosmer Street today, Independence Day, around 1 p.m.
Reports had a man in the water struggling. It is unknown at this time, if the man was drowning or suffered a medical condition.
The man was pulled from the water.
CPR was performed on the man by one of the lifeguards, according to a witness.
The man was later taken to a local hospital, via an ambulance after 1:30 p.m.
SOURCE contacted Marlborough Police’s spokesperson twice, but has not heard back. There has been no statement issued by the City of Marlborough or Marlborough Police, and nothing posted on their social media page.
The man in his 50s, did not survive.
The beach was cleared ad closed, according to witnesses.
The beach is free for Marlborough residents. Non-residents pay a fee for access. The beach is supervised by lifeguards.