Girl, 12, rescued from surf at NJ shore beach dies

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SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) -- A girl rescued from the surf at a New Jersey shore beach has died.
  
The Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook says the 12-year-old was with her family when she got into trouble in the ocean just before 6 p.m. Sunday. Lifeguards administered CPR and she was taken to a hospital.
  
The girl died Monday morning.
  
Her name has not been released.

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