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Man dies fishing off rocks at Silver Sands Beach

A 52-year-old man has died while fishing at Silver Sands Beach

A man has died while fishing off rocks at Silver Sands Beach on Friday.

About 5:40pm, emergency services rushed to the groyne after reports a man had slipped off the rocks and hit his head.

It’s understood bystanders pulled the 52-year-old unconscious man to safety.

Witnesses said two ambulances attended the scene.

The man was taken to Peel Health Campus but died from his injuries.