Woman Dies After Boating Incident On Hawkesbury River

A woman has died after a boating incident on the Hawkesbury River.

About 7.50am today (Wednesday 28 February 2024), emergency services were called to the Hawkesbury River at Bar Point, following reports a woman was missing after leaving in a boat.

Police attached to Marine Area Command located an unoccupied boat at the scene, before pulling an unresponsive 44-year-old woman from the water.

Police rendered aid before she was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics; however, she died at the scene.

Police have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information into the incident is urged to call police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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