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Sugan Naidoo
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12 Mar 2018
10:06 am

Teenager drowns at St Michael’s beach in KZN

Sugan Naidoo

The girl was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

St Michael's beach. STOCK PHOTO.

A 15-year-old girl drowned at St Michael’s beach late last Saturday afternoon, South Coast Herald reports.

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Jeremiah Jackson, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said duty crew were activated to assist the SAPS Search and Rescue and Med-Evac ambulance services who responded to the drowning.

“NSRI rescue swimmers responded directly to the scene, where they joined police and Med-Evac paramedics. The teen was found to be out of the water, and CPR efforts began. However, despite this, the girl was declared dead by paramedics,” said Jackson.

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