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Boro lifeguard drowns in Puerto Rico

Published reports confirmed Hurricane Sandy hero Dylan Smith drowned in Puerto Rico. AP Photo/WNBC-NY
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ROCKAWAY PARK — A hero surfer who rescued six of his neighbors in the Rockaways during Hurricane Sandy drowned Sunday while on vacation in Puerto Rico.

The New York Post reported Dylan Smith, 23, was found floating near his surfboard in the tourist destination of Rincon.

Smith was a lifeguard at Rockaway Beach and saved a half dozen people with his surfboard during the October superstorm.

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