‘I can’t imagine what it’s like to be on a boat’: Man dies in NSW river
Posted On July 21, 2021
A man has died after he became stuck in a river in NSW’s central north.
Key points:The man, aged in his 60s, died in the early hours of Monday morning in the Murray RiverThe boat was being driven in the river near the town of DandenongThe boat crew are now searching for the ownerA man was found unconscious in the water and has been taken to a local hospitalThe man was on the boat with a family and his wife when he fell into the river, but they have since called the coroner’s office to report his death.
The man is understood to have died in a creek in the Dandensong River about 3.30am.
It is not yet known how long the man was unconscious.
“It is still under investigation and we will be keeping an open mind at this stage, but we have to investigate and we are looking into that,” Acting Superintendent John Tullis said.
“The family will continue to pray for his recovery and that of his wife and children.”
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