Man dies after being pulled from water at Terrigal

A man has died after being pulled from water on the state’s Central Coast today.

About 5pm (Sunday 26 January 2022), emergency services were called to The Haven Boat Ramp at Terrigal following reports a man had been pulled from the water unconscious.

Police have been told the man fell from rocks into the water while walking along Terrigal Haven. A nearby boatie pulled the man from the water and took him to the boat ramp.

Witnesses assisted while police performed CPR until NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived.

The man died while being transported to Gosford Hospital. He is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be a 62-year-old man from Kellyville Ridge.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the information of 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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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