Cape Cod Hyannis surfing incident death of Martin Mackey – Obituary
On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, a Brunswick man, Martin Mackey, was retrieved from the ocean off a Cape Cod beach and was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Martin Mackey, 48, died in Hyannis, Massachusetts, at Cape Cod Hospital.
According to Wellfleet police, they received numerous 911 calls around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday reporting a surfer strapped to a surfboard who was face down at LeCount Hollow Beach. He appeared to have fallen off his board and was unconscious.
The first cop on the scene got into the sea with a group of surfers and carried the male victim onto the beach. Once out of the water, Wellfleet EMS staff performed life-saving procedures before transporting the victim to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis by ambulance.