While rescuing for of his kids who were struggling off the coast, a father in North Carolina died after being swept into the rough waters.
Before being dragged into the ocean, Johnny Lee Vann Jr. 35, rescued four of his children on Wrightsville Beach which is about 10 miles east of Wilmington.
Though first responders retrieved Vann, but emergency crew couldn’t revive him as the officials said. They described the incident as possible drowning.
His wife told WFMY, that he didn’t hesitate to save his kids when he saw them struggling in the water. When others rushed towards him, all he said was, “Forget about me. Get my kids”.