A 19-year-old Louisiana teen spent 10 hours in the open sea after a rip current dragged him out into the ocean off the Georgia coast.
Blake Spataro said he was sitting in the ocean off the coast of St. Simon’s Island Tuesday when a rip tide dragged him out to sea.
“It blew me by surprise,” Spataro told ABC News.
There was no lifeguard nearby and Spataro said he began screaming in the hope someone would hear him but to no avail and he was washed out to sea beyond the sight of land.
“Utterly shocked,” Spataro said he tried to paddle back to his family on the shore without success……Click Here For ABCnews Article