Fatal boating incident, NSW

A woman has died after a boating incident on the state’s south coast this afternoon.

Just before 4pm (Saturday 26 January 2019), emergency services were called to a boat ramp on Killarney Road, Lake Conjola, after reports a woman had fallen into the lake from a boat and been struck by the vessel.

The 28-year-old woman was brought to the boat camp where members of the community performed CPR, however, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The skipper of the boat, a man believed to be aged in his late 20s, was uninjured and will undergo mandatory blood and urine testing at hospital.

A second man on the boat was also uninjured.

Officers from South Coast Police District assisted by the Marine Area Command will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

They are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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