REVERE (CBS) – A 58-year-old man pulled from the water at Revere Beach on Tuesday afternoon has died, Massachusetts State Police said.
Thomas M. Burns, of Boston, was unresponsive when lifeguards and bystanders got him out of the water at Revere Beach Boulevard, near the bandstand. First responders gave Burns emergency medical aid but he died early Wednesday morning at a hospital.READ MORE: Lauren Astley's Father Works With Wayland Students To Raise Awareness About Teen Dating Violence
Revere fire crews happened to be on the beach for safety drills when the call was made just before 3 p.m. But witnesses told WBZ-TV that he looked to be in “bad shape.”READ MORE: Police Searching Woods In Abington For Missing 5-Year-Old Elijah Lewis
Michael Williams, who witnessed the incident, said, “I saw them pull him out of the water. He was face down, in the water.”MORE NEWS: I-Team: Correction Officers Suspended After Vaccine Exemptions Were Rescinded
State Police are investigating whether Burns drowned or suffered a medical incident in the water.