MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WBTW) — A 16-year-old North Carolina boy drowned Tuesday at Huntington Beach State Park while trying to help a child who was having trouble in the water, Georgetown County Coroner Chase Ridgeway said.

Coroner Ridgeway said Tre’Sean Snow of Fayetteville was visiting the park with some friends when he saw the child struggling on a bodyboard. Snow tried to help but was allegedly overtaken by the current and drowned.

He was pulled from the water and taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No other details were immediately available.