93
      Monday
      96 / 80
      Tuesday
      95 / 78
      Wednesday
      96 / 78

      19-year-old drowns off South Padre Island

      Authorities are investigating a drowning off a South Padre Island beach access.

      It happened Monday afternoon off Beach Access 5, 200 yards north of the coast.

      According to authorities the drowning victim is 19-year-old Luis Hernandez from Donna.

      The Justice of the Peace has ruled it an accidental drowning.

      The teen's body was pulled out of the water after he had been missing for 45 minutes.

      Officials said his brothers made the initial call for help .

      The teen's parents have been notified.

      Action 4 News will provide more details as new information becomes available.

      component-story-more_media_horiz-v1-01
      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER