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Man pulled from water dies - Riverina Region

Friday, 13 January 2023 07:03:57 AM

A man who was pulled unresponsive from the water in the states Riverina Region has died.

About 12.30pm yesterday (Thursday 12 January 2023), emergency services were called to Urangeline Creek, Urana, about 63km west of Wagga Wagga, following reports an unconscious man had been pulled from the water.

Officers attached to Murray River Police District attended and were told a 45-year-old man had been swimming in the water where he appears to have suffered a medical episode.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attempted to revive the man; however, he died at the scene.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.