A man drowned and was found floating between bathers at Wedge Beach on Snell Parade, Durban Promenade, on Tuesday.
Shawn Herbst, Netcare 911’s spokesperson said the incident happened around 1 pm.
He said reports indicate that the man was found floating between a group of bathers.
“eThekwini lifeguards were notified who immediately brought the man to shore. After finding the man unresponsive and not breathing Lifeguards initiated CPR.
“Once on scene, a Netcare 911 emergency care practitioner had taken over resuscitation efforts.
“Sadly, the man’s condition rapidly deteriorated and he was eventually declared deceased,” said Herbst.