VENTURA, Calif. - The Ventura County Fire Department responded to a surfer in distress on Rincon Beach on Tuesday afternoon.
Fire official say they got a report of a surfer turned over face down on a board in the water around 2:05 p.m.
Multiple emergency responders arrived on scene to the beach area off of Puesta Del Sol off Bates Road that turns into Rincon Point Road.
Officials said CPR was in progress before Ventura County Fire got on scene.
Ventura County Fire and Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection were on scene.
Ventura County Sheriff's helicopter did not transport the victim to the hospital because the victim had already passed away.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office will be investigating the incident.
We will provide more information as it becomes available.