Young boy killed in horror kite surfing accident

A teenage boy has died following a horrific kite surfing accident in Sydney’s south.

Police say the 14-year-old was kite surfing off Silver Beach in Kurnell around 5.30pm on Saturday, when he got caught in a gust of wind and landed heavily on rocks.

He suffered severe injuries and was treated at the scene by paramedics following a major rescue operation.


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The boy was then airlifted to St George Hospital in a critical condition, where sadly he died a short time later.

It’s understood officers from the Marine Area Command are conducting inquiries into the incident and are speaking to family and witnesses.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

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