Swimmer dies after being pulled from surf at NSW beach

A MAN has drowned while swimming at a beach south of Sydney.

Just before 2.00pm on Monday, emergency services were called to the northern end of Stanwell Park Beach, off The Drive, following reports of a distressed swimmer in the water.

A man was pulled from the surf by lifesavers who desperately tried to revive the man until paramedics arrived.


The 24-year-old was then rushed to Wollongong Hospital, however he sadly died.

Officers from the Wollongong Police District are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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