Man dies after being pulled from water at Nambucca Heads

Sunday, 12 February 2023 10:24:30 PM

A man has died after being pulled unconscious from the surf on the State’s north coast.

About 12.40pm today (Sunday 12 February 2023), emergency services responded to reports a man had encountered difficulties after being struck by a wave whilst swimming in the waters at Shelley Beach, Nambucca Heads.

Several witnesses entered the surf and brought the man to the beach.

NSW ambulance paramedics treated the 75-year-old man at the scene before he was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital where he died later that afternoon.

Officers from Mid North Coast Police District have commenced an investigation and will prepare a report for the Coroner.