Marine incident, South Stradbroke Island

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner after a 54-year-old Runaway Bay man died following a jet ski incident near South Stradbroke this morning.

Preliminary inquiries indicate around 8am the man was riding the jet ski on the ocean side of the island when, for an unknown reason, has fallen from the jet ski into the water.

The man was assisted back onto shore by witnesses who attempted CPR but passed away at the scene.

No other vessel was involved in the incident.

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