Beach memorial for LA County lifeguard who died in swim test

Jan 24, 2015 11:55 AM by News Staff

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A seaside memorial service will be held for a Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguard who died during a swim exercise last week.

Family and friends will gather for the flag service and memorial service at Dockweiler Beach in Marina Del Rey on Saturday for Ocean Lifeguard Specialist Brian Kutil.

Kutil was 42 years old and a 20-year veteran of the Lifeguard Division of the Fire Department.

He died Jan. 15 while

He died while swimming in the annual 500-meter recertification swim exercise at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach. He was immediately treated by lifeguards, paramedics and taken to Little Company of Mary hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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