Man dies after boat capsizes off Carnac Island

Man dies after boat capsizes off Carnac Island

A MAN has died after he was pulled from the water off Carnac Island this morning.

About 10am police were told a boat had overturned near the island, which isĀ about 10 km south-west of Fremantle.

Emergency crews responded after an emergency beacon was activated.

Two men were recovered from the water.

A man aged in his 60s died as a result of the incident, while a man in his 30s was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital for treatment.

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

Carnac Island.

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