Drowned man identified; second swept from Santa Cruz Coast in three days

Cal Fire and emergency responders from across Santa Cruz County responded for an emergency ocean search Tuesday afternoon at Panther State Beach, south of Davenport. A 30-year-old Chicago man was swept from the rocks there by a wave and drowned before he could be rescued. (Cal Fire CZU — Contributed)

SANTA CRUZ — A 30-year-old Chicago man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was pulled from the rocks by a wave and swept into the ocean shortly before 4 p.m. at Panther State Beach.

The body of the North Coast beach visitor, identified by the Santa Cruz County Coroner’s Office as Conrad Miltko, was

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