Man Drowns While Trying to Help Young Girl

Crescencio Ramos Ramirez, 33, of Santa Barbara, drowned on 3/30 off the sandspit at Santa Barbara Harbor while reportedly trying to help a young girl struggling in the surf. Two city college students rescued the girl, and a surfer pulled Ramirez to the sand. Emergency personnel found the father of two unresponsive; he was pronounced dead at the scene. Ramirez worked at the Bacara and El Encanto, according to a GoFundMe page.

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