Dylan Smith

 

 

Age: 23

 

Summary: up-and-coming professional surfer who had previously made national headlines when he was listed on People magazine's "2012 Heroes of the Year" section for heroism as he rescued several people stranded by the infamous Hurricane Sandy superstorm in Queens, New York using a homemade rope bridge and his surfboard while the fires spread across the flooded Rockaway Peninsula in late October 2012.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent accidental drowning

 

Born: 1989

 

Died: December 23, 2012

 

Location: Rincon, Puerto Rico