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Former Bethany Beach Mayor, Councilman Hospitalized

Former Bethany Beach Councilman and Mayor Bob Parsons is in the hospital after suffering a heart attack while Kayaking.

Former Bethany Beach Councilman and Mayor Bob Parsons is in the hospital after suffering a heart attack while Kayaking.

The Daily Times reports the 71-year-old was kayaking at Assateague Island National Seashore at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Lifeguards were able to perform CPR and resuscitate him/ Parsons was rushed to Atlantic General Hospital, where he remains in good condition.

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