A tragic scene unfolded on a Florida beach Monday. According to deputies, someone noticed body parts sticking out of the sand. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release that 35-year-old man was found buried in the sand. As you can imagine, it was probably a hectic scene with beachgoers frantically calling 911 for help.

After deputies got to the scene and were able to investigate, detectives determine it was an accidental death. “It appears that the man died hours earlier from asphyxia as a result of being trapped underneath the sand,” the sheriff’s office said. Deputies believe the man may have been resting or filming under the sand dune, when it collapsed trapping him in the sand.

Two Bay Area Beaches Voted Best Small Beach Town

As we all know, there are endless of gorgeous beach towns in Florida. But locals know the smaller the beach the better the town. According to Southern Living these small beach towns have just as much to offer as the tourist hot spots like Clearwater or St. Pete Beach. Southern Living vetted towns with the most “beautiful shorelines, fun food scenes, and win-you-over-for-a-lifetime character.” Towns that also had accommodating hotels and unique art around town and one of a kind breweries and restaurants.

The best part about most of these beach towns is they are the perfect getaway spot for staycation. If you’re looking for a new relaxation paradise that’s close to home, consider these quintessential Florida towns. A couple towns on the list may be closer than you think!

Check out the list to see which bay area beach towns made the count!


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