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Australia Fisherman dies after falling from cliff on South Australia's Yorke Peninsula

03:40  05 july  2020
03:40  05 july  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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A woman is rescued after slipping down a cliff face in South Australia , the alarm raised by her red heeler Abby during a family camping trip. Sue Pethick was walking the family pet at Gleesons Landing on southern Yorke Peninsula on Monday afternoon when she slipped down the rocky cliff

Fisherman has drowned after falling from rocks as his two mates are dragged from the water after unsuccessfully attempting to rescue him.

a boat in the water: A medevac rescue helicopter was sent to the scene to retrieve the man. (ABC News) © Provided by ABC NEWS A medevac rescue helicopter was sent to the scene to retrieve the man. (ABC News)

A man is dead after he falling from a cliff at the southern end of South Australia's Yorke Peninsula.

Police and emergency crews rushed to Honiton, about 3 kilometres from the Troubridge Point Lighthouse, at about 2:00pm on Saturday after receiving reports a man had fallen.

The man, who was part of a fishing club, could be seen at the base of the cliff.

Police said he was close to the water's edge and his condition was not known.

A medevac rescue helicopter was dispatched to assist crews.

"However, on reaching the fallen man it was discovered he was deceased," police said.

Facing treacherous conditions, the helicopter crew retrieved the body of the 45-year-old Willaston man.

Yorke and Mid North Police are now speaking to witnesses and will prepare a report for the coroner.

They said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

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