EMERALD ISLE | A 29-year-old man died Friday in Emerald Isle after diving off a boat while in Bogue Sound, authorities said.

The man, whose name was not immediately available, dove from a boat into very shallow water in Bogue Sound Friday afternoon, said Emerald Isle Town Manager Frank Rush.

When he did not resurface his friends pulled him out of the water, Rush said.

The Coast Guard responded along with Emerald Isle Fire and EMS, which transported the man to Carteret Health Care in Morhead City, where he was pronounced dead.

Additional details were unavailable by deadline.