Man Dies After Being Pulled From 'Coastal Blackspot' At Unpatrolled Queensland Beach
A man has died after he was pulled from the surf at a popular but unpatrolled swimming spot on Queensland's North Stradbroke Island.
Paramedics were called to Frenchman's Beach at Point Lookout just before 12.30 pm on Tuesday where a man in his 40s was in a critical condition.
Despite paramedics working on him for more than an hour, he could not be saved.
A SLSQ spokeswoman said the man was "unresponsive" when he was pulled from the water and was treated on-site by volunteer surf lifesavers before paramedics arrived.
The areas between Frenchman's Beach and Point Lookout Headland was identified as a 2018/19 coastal blackspot.
"The incident served as a timely reminder to always swim at patrolled beaches between the red and yellow flags."
Police are investigating and a report will be prepared for the coroner.