Huntington Beach resident Wesley Goldenhar, 46, died Thursday morning while surfing, according to the Orange County Coroner. He had been surfing approximately 100 yards south of lifeguard tower number 20 when he fell and hit his head, according to Surfline.
Several surfers rushed to his aid, getting him out of the water and starting CPR before paramedics arrived.
Paramedic transported him to Hoag Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:40 a.m. He leaves behind a wife and son.