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Italian surfer, 73, dies on Lefkada

A surfer was pulled unconscious from the water off Aghios Ioannis beach on the Ionian island of Lefkada, on Saturday.

The man, identified as a 73-year-old Italian, was taken to a local hospital by an ambulance but doctors were unable to revive him.

A coroner was expected to determine the exact cause of death.

The coast guard on the holiday island is also conducting an investigation over the incident.

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