3 Mar 2016

Kayaker dead after getting caught in rapids

8:47 am on 3 March 2016

A man is dead after he got into trouble while whitewater kayaking on the West Coast

The police say the 20-year old man was kayaking with a group down the Whitcombe River, but got into difficulty in the rapids in Colliers Gorge yesterday afternoon .

They say he was unconscious when pulled from the water and attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.