Details released on drowning of mother, child Other Topics, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:09 pm
A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State Beach on Monday were nearly able to make it back to shore, but the riptide was too powerful, a sheriff's lieutenant said Tuesday.
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Posted by Read The Signs, a resident of another community, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:09 pm
It's a shame the mother didn't heed the warning on the sign that you must walk past to get to the beach from the parking area, which clearly warns of sudden dangerous waves and has warnings against wading and swimming and dangerous currents.
It's right next to the path, she couldn't have missed it.