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Drowning at Obanís North Pier

Date
17/10/2009
What Happened
Person overboard/swept away/fell in the water
What Caused
N/A
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Lack of awareness of hazards/obstacles
Injury Details
Drowning
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
At around 8.00pm on Saturday evening, in circumstances not regarded as suspicious, a man fell into the water from Obanís North Pier.

The Emergency Services who were called to the scene used a boat and got the man out of the water, taking him then to Lorn and the Isles Hospital.

Sadly he was thre pronounced dead on arrival. He has not yet been named by Strathclyde Police.
Supporting Information
http://forargyll.com/2009/10/drowning-at-obans-north-pier/

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