Man dies at Terrigal after being pulled from water by boatie

The Haven at Terrigal

A man has died after being pulled from the water at Terrigal on January 26.

At about 5pm, emergency services were called to The Haven Boat Ramp 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, commencing CPR.

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 on 1800 333 000 or

Verified Source: Brisbane Water Police District Facebook page, Jan 26, 2022

1 Comment on "Man dies at Terrigal after being pulled from water by boatie"

  1. Always precise a j forma I’ve. Well done.

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