Vaughn Seconds, the station commander of the Strandfontein branch of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) revealed, on Wednesday, that a 29-year-old man died after attempting to save a young teen from drowning at the Wolfgat Nature Reserve in Mitchell’s Plain.
A 29-year-old man has died, while two other people have been transported to hospital following a drowning incident at Wolfgat Nature Reserve on Wednesday.
The man attempted to save a girl who ran into trouble while swimming at the Wolfgat Nature Reserve earlier this week.
Keenan Hendricks, 31, of Colorado Park was at the Wolfgat Nature Reserve on the False Bay Coast with friends when he spotted the teenage girl having difficulty in the water just after 4.30pm on Wednesday.
City of Cape Town law enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason said the ocean current drew a 13-year-old girl deeper into the ocean around 4.30pm near the Wolfgat Nature Reserve in False Bay.