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.

Local Paper – Westernadvocate

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