Surfing Accident Leaves Visitor with Serious Injury
By MANDY LOCKE
A 51-year-old vacationer faces possible paralysis after being
thrashed against the South Beach shoreline by fierce waves Tuesday
George Medford of Ballston, N.Y., who had been bodysurfing close to
the South Beach shoreline with his son, snapped several vertebrae in his
neck when he struck his chin against the sand, officials said.