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Australia Englishman bitten by sea snake in NT 'robbed of his future'

12:35  27 november  2019
12:35  27 november  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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A young English man bitten on the pinkie finger by a sea snake was dead hours later, before professional he Harry Evans, 23, was " robbed of his future " after the fatal bite , his mother Sharon said in a statement tended to the coronial inquest in Darwin.

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A young English man bitten on the pinkie finger by a sea snake was dead hours later, before professional help could arrive, a coroner's inquest in the Northern Territory has heard.

Harry Evans, 23, was "robbed of his future" after the fatal bite, his mother Sharon said in a statement tended to the coronial inquest in Darwin.

"There are no words to describe this," she said.

"We know that if anything could be possibly put in place to prevent or avoid anyone suffering as Harry's family or friends are, he would support that wholeheartedly.

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A 23-year-old British man has died after being bitten by a sea snake in Australia while working on a fishing trawlerCredit: Getty NT News, describing the man as a "backpacker", reports that CareFlight assisted, as well as other ships in the The British High Commission has been informed of his death.

a person wearing sunglasses and standing next to a body of water: Harry Evans was dead hours after being bitten on the pinkie finger. © Supplied Harry Evans was dead hours after being bitten on the pinkie finger.

Mr Evans was working in October 2018 for a prawn trawler off the coast of Bing Bong on the Gulf of Carpentaria.

He was folding nets when a black-banded sea krait which had become tangled bit him on the finger.

The Englishman was not wearing gloves.

a close up of a snake: Black-banded sea kraits are ten times more venomous than cobras, but rarely bite humans. © Supplied Black-banded sea kraits are ten times more venomous than cobras, but rarely bite humans.

He was dead hours later before CareFlight had arrived.

From the box jellyfish to the Eastern brown snake, Australia is home to some of the world’s most dangerous creatures. From the box jellyfish to the Eastern brown snake, Australia is home to some of the world’s most dangerous creatures. Standard practice aboard the trawler was to pick up sea snakes by the tail and throw them overboard.

Black-banded sea kraits are highly venomous, but Mr Evans is only the second person in Australian history to die from a sea snake bite.

Soon after his death his mother said Mr Evans was "living his dream" working on the prawn trawler.

The inquest continues.

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