Shoalhaven Heads death: Man in his 60s dies after being pulled from surf

Max Corstorphan
The Nightly
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A man has died after being pulled from the surf on the NSW South Coast.
A man has died after being pulled from the surf on the NSW South Coast. Credit: Twitter

A man has died after being pulled from the surf on the New South Wales South Coast.

Emergency services were called to Seven Mile Beach in Shoalhaven Heads on Monday following reports that a man was found unresponsive in the water.

Bystanders on the beach initiated CPR in an attempt to resuscitate the man before the arrival of NSW Ambulance paramedics around 9am.

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Despite the efforts of the public and emergency services, the man could not be revived.

The man is yet to be formally identified, though police believe him to be in his 60s.

Authorities from the South Coast Police District have begun an investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner to provide further details on the cause of death.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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