Man drowns on beach in Port Edward, KZN

A man has died after being submerged at a beach in Leasure Bay in Port Edward on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast. PHOTO: Supplied by Netcare 911

A man has died after being submerged at a beach in Leasure Bay in Port Edward on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast. PHOTO: Supplied by Netcare 911

Two adults were swimming when they found themselves having difficulty.

A man has died after being submerged at a beach in Leasure Bay in Port Edward on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, said paramedics on Friday.

Emergency service Netcare 911 responded to reports of a drowning in the morning, said spokesperson Shawn Herbst.

“Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male and an adult female were swimming at a beach when they both got in [a difficult situation],” Herbst said.

“The female was found to be in a stable condition, the male however was assessed by an advanced life support paramedic and found to have no signs of life and tragically declared deceased.”

– African News Agency

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