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A man drowned and was found floating between bathers at Wedge Beach.
A man drowned and was found floating between bathers at Wedge Beach.
Netcare 911

A man drowned and was found floating between bathers at Wedge Beach on Snell Parade, Durban Promenade, on Tuesday.

Shawn Herbst, Netcare 911’s spokesperson said the incident happened around 1 pm.

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A man drowned and was found floating between bathers at Wedge Beach.
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A man drowned and was found floating between bathers at Wedge Beach.

He said reports indicate that the man was found floating between a group of bathers.

“eThekwini lifeguards were notified who immediately brought the man to shore. After finding the man unresponsive and not breathing Lifeguards initiated CPR.

“Once on scene a Netcare 911 emergency care practitioner had taken over resuscitation efforts.

"Sadly, the man's condition rapidly deteriorated and he was eventually declared deceased,” said Herbst.

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