Man drowns in Eastern Cape beach

2012-01-02 10:00
Johannesburg - A man drowned after suffering an epileptic seizure while swimming at Kabaljous Beach in Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Monday.

Spokesperson Craig Lambinon said the seizure occurred when the 29-year-old East London man was hit on the head by a tennis ball thrown by one of his friends.

He was rescued by lifeguards and despite efforts to resuscitate him, he died shortly after.

- SAPA
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