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Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordon's Bay station commander, said:At 13h22, Wednesday, 22nd January, NSRI Gordon's Bay rescue swimmers were dispatched to a quarry at Blue Rock resort in Sir Lowry's Pass Village following reports from GB Med Security ambulance services who had received calls of a drowning in progress in the quarry.GB Med Security ambulance services were responding. ER24 ambulance services and the SA Police Services were activated.On arrival on the scene we found an adult male scuba diver had been recovered from underwater by a safety scuba diver and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts were underway.NSRI medics and paramedics continued with CPR efforts but sadly, despite extensive CPR efforts, the man has been declared deceased.Police have opened an inquest docket.The body of the man has been taken into the care of the Government Health Forensic Pathology Services.Condolences are conveyed to family and friends of the deceased man.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
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