New Brighton Beach: Swimmer dies after being pulled from water in NSW while another man was taken to hospital
One man is dead and another has been hospitalized after a beach emergency in NSW.
Emergency services were called to New Brighton Beach, south of Byron Bay, to report that a man became unresponsive after being pulled ashore around 1pm on Monday.
Surf lifeguards and an off-duty nurse pulled the man out of the surf and performed CPR until paramedics arrived.
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The 27-year-old could not be revived.
A second 28-year-old man collapsed after being pulled from the water and was taken to Tweed Hospital in stable condition.
A report will be prepared for the coroner’s information.
Monday’s death marks another beach tragedy after the off-duty police officer who rescued his son on an unpatrolled beach on the south NSW coast died.
The 45-year-old wanted to save his 14-year-old son after he fell into a crack on Bogola Beach near Narooma on New Year’s Day.
He was able to help the boy out of the water before he got into the rift.
He was pulled unconscious from the water and, despite being revived by paramedics, could not be saved.
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