Drowning at Oxley Beach, Port Macquarie

60 yr old man unable to be saved

Drowning at Oxley Beach, Port Macquarie

Tragedy on the Mid North Coast today, with a man unable to be saved at a Port Macquarie Beach.

Just after 2.10pm, emergency services were called to Oxley Beach, following reports of the man in trouble in the water.

The 60-year-old man was found face down.

Surf lifesavers on duty and police commenced CPR until NSW Ambulance Paramedics arrived, but he died at the scene.

Officers from the Mid North Coast Police District are continuing their inquiries into the incident.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

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