Multiple NSW Ambulance crews, SES, Police, and Surf Life Saving Rescue attended the scene.
Multiple NSW Ambulance crews, SES, Police, and Surf Life Saving Rescue attended the scene. Jarrard Potter

Rock fisherman dies after falling into water south of Yamba

A ROCK fisherman has died after he was pulled from the water near a popular coastal village this week.

About 8.15am on Wednesday emergency services were called to the southern side of Sandon Beach following reports a man had fallen off rocks on Plover Island.

The 67-year-old was assisted by two surfers who pulled him from the water and commenced CPR prior to paramedics arriving, however he couldn't be revived.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

 

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