A man has tragically died while scuba diving in Byron Bay yesterday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to The Pass in Byron Bay, after reports a diver had been pulled from the water unconscious just before midday.
Members of the public tried to perform CPR on the man, before paramedics arrived.
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Despite desperate attempts, the man passed away at the scene.
He is yet to be formally identified, though is understood to be aged in his 30s.
A report is being prepared for the coroner.