ROCK FISHERMAN DROWNS NEAR LENNOX HEAD

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A rock fisherman has drowned on the far north coast after being washed into the ocean near Lennox Head.

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The man, believed to be aged in his 40s, was fishing at Boulder Beach when he was washed from rocks at around midday on Monday.

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He was pulled from the ocean unconscious by surfers.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services the man died at the scene.

Eloise Le Gros reports.

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