Man drowns in Vaal Dam

A man, believed to be in his 40s, drowned in the Vaal Dam in Deneysville in the Free State on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

ER24 paramedics were called to the scene at 10am after bystanders had witnessed the man falling into the dam, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

“On arrival, medics found the man lying on the banks surrounded by members of the community. Medics assessed the man and found that he showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead,” Meiring said.

The exact details surrounding the incident were not yet known.


African News Agency (ANA)