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Tragic: Man aged 22 dies after falling off Hartlepool Fishing Boat

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A man has sadly died following a fishing incident in Hartlepool.

Police were called to a tragic incident tonight when a man died after falling from a fishing boat off Hartlepool Marina.

The 22-year-old man was fishing with his brother, nephew and a female at 7.25pm when his foot got tangled in the ropes of the fishing net and he fell into the water.

He was in the water for a very short time before the RNLI came to his aid.

Air ambulance were alerted and attended along with the Coastguard who also assisted with his rescue but unfortunately the young man died.

Family members have been informed of the tragedy. Our thoughts are with the family and friends.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood is the editor and news reporter covering national and international news crime and policing news.

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