Scuba diver killed in accident

2013-03-21 21:03

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Durban - A Gauteng man died while scuba diving on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast on Thursday, Netcare paramedics said.

The circumstances surrounding the incident was unclear, said spokesperson Chris Botha.

"Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the Umkomaas diving site and waited for the dive boat to bring the man to shore," he said.

"As the boat beached they found that fellow divers were doing CPR on a man in his twenties."

Paramedics placed the man on the shore and carried out advanced life support resuscitation for about 40 minutes, before declaring him dead on scene.
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