NSW Police officer drowns while rescuing teenager from flood at Bogola Beach, NSW
Off-duty police officer Held tragically dies while rescuing 14-year-old boy from a rip after being dragged back out to sea shortly after rescuing the teenager
A police officer has tragically drowned after rescuing a teenager caught in a flood at a popular beach on New Year’s Day.
On Sunday afternoon, emergency services were called to Bogola Beach, south of Narooma on the NSW south coast, after a man was reportedly pulled unconscious from the water.
Paramedics began CPR and attempted to revive the man, but he died at the scene.
The man has since been identified as a serving NSW Police Officer who was off duty at the time.
Police were told the 45-year-old man went into the water and successfully rescued the 14-year-old boy who was stuck in a flood before he was caught himself.
The police have initiated investigations.
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