Reports: Body of IN teen swept into Atlantic Ocean recovered

Reports: Body of IN teen swept into Atlantic Ocean recovered

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The body of southern Indiana teen who was swept into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Hatteras Island, NC has been found, according to friends and family members on Facebook.

Jimmy Bittner was swimming with a friend Thursday when he got caught in a strong current. His friend was able to make it back to shore, but Bittner vanished. A search for him continued throughout the weekend.

Bittner was from Elizabeth, IN and a junior at South Central High School.

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