Rock fisherman dies after being pulled from water on Northern Beaches

A rock fisherman has died after being pulled from the water on the Northern Beaches this morning.

About 10.45am (Sunday 4 December 2022), emergency services were called to Turimetta Headland, Narrabeen, following reports a rock fisherman had fallen into the water.

The man – who was wearing a life vest – was winched from the water by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and flown ashore to Rat Park, Warriewood.

NSW Ambulance paramedics performed CPR; however, the man died at the scene.

He is yet to be formally identified, although is believed to be aged in his 70’s.

Officers attached Northern Beaches Police Area Command also attended and will now prepare a report 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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