Wakeboarder dies in Hawkesbury River incident

A man has died in a wakeboarding incident on the Hawkesbury River today.

About 3.30pm (Tuesday 28 January 2020), emergency services were called to a caravan park on Hall Street, Pitt Town, after reports a person had been injured while wakeboarding.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended; however, attempts to resuscitate the 42-year-old man were unsuccessful and he died at the scene.

Officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

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.

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