Coast Guard: Father, son drown at Sonoma County beach

Photo courtesy: Pat Paterson

SONOMA COUNTY (KRON)– A father and son playing in the water at Goat Rock Beach drowned Sunday evening, according to Coast Guard officials.

The incident happened shortly after 6:00  p.m. when a big wave swept the child into the ocean and the boy’s father went after him.

A lifeguard pulled the father from the water and CPR was administered but he was unresponsive.

The boy was taken from the water but unfortunately died at the hospital.

Video courtesy of Pat Paterson




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