Man, 65, dies during Pier to Pub open water swim

NBN U.K. News

NBN U.K. News

Updated January 12, 2019 17:35:50

A man has died during the Pier to Pub open water swim at Lorne, on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.

Police have confirmed the 65-year-old competitor died after being pulled from the water at 2:45pm.

Lifesavers and paramedics attempted to revive the man from Beeac, in Victoria’s south-west, but he died at the scene.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Topics: disasters-and-accidents, accidents, lorne-3232

First posted January 12, 2019 17:10:48

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