Man Dies After Collapsing at Zuma Beach in Malibu

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    Los Angeles County fire officials said a male drowned in the surf off Zuma Beach in Malibu on Monday, July 7, 2014.

    A man died after collapsing at Zuma Beach in Malibu on Monday afternoon, fire officials said.

    The incident, originally reported by authorities as a drowning, took place about 3 p.m. near Tower 1 at 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

    The man, who was in his 60s, was sitting near the water when he collapsed after a medical emergency, officials said. Rescuers performed CPR, but could not revive him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The nature of the emergency was unclear.

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