A Lubbock man passed away Saturday morning on Galveston Beach. Investigators with Galveston Beach Patrol say BJ Petty, 34, died around 10AM.
Investigators say Petty was boogie boarding with his family, when they lost sight of him. He was found a few minutes later. EMS crews transported him to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators say they are still trying to determine what caused him to drown.