Man dies saving girl – Ben Chifley dam
Local News – Bathurst
At 730 pm on 22nd November – Ben Chifley Dam south of Bathurst – 2 people in a kayak overturned – the man 36 yo managed to help the 5 yo girl back in the kayak before disappearing under water .
Several rescue units – SES – Police – Ambulance all attended the scene , Rescue 24 from Bankstown was called in with large sun light to help with the locating of the man .
by 9pm Saturday night , the mans body was located not far from the kayak he fell from.. He was deceased.
The Coroner will investigate the circumstances surrounding the death.
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