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KZN man drowns in river

2012-11-14 15:57

Johannesburg - A man drowned when trying to cross the Illovo River near Amanzimtoti in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said the man, 32, was on his way to work when it happened.

"He landed in a current and was swept downstream for about 200m before disappearing under the water," said Botha.

Divers discovered his body around noon.