The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a man who died while swimming at the Isle of Palms early Friday.

Ronald Sanchez, a 47-year-old Mount Pleasant resident, died at East Cooper Medical Center of drowning, the Coroner's Office said. 

Authorities got a call that a man had been pulled from the water at 3:22 a.m. Friday. They arrived to find his brother trying to revive him, said Mayor Dick Cronin.

Reports from the scene said the man was found near Ocean Boulevard and Coconut Joe's.

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