2 die in weekend drownings in Horry County

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say two people drowned in Horry County over the weekend.

Investigators sat 40-year-old Steve Bloomer was pulled out of the ocean unconscious by lifeguards at Myrtle Beach around 1 p.m. Saturday. He died a short time later at the hospital.

On Friday, authorities say 26-year-old Kayla Simmons was found unconscious while swimming alone in a pool at an apartment complex in Conway. She was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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