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Tragedy:26-year-old diver succumbs to injuries

LATEST: The man pulled unconscious from the water at Noosa Sound on Wednesday has been identified as 26-year-old Kyeung Kim. He passed away in hospital on Tuesday.

It is believed his family were with him when he died.

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EARLEIR: A MAN pulled unconscious from the water at Noosa Sound on Wednesday afternoon was later airlifted to Brisbane in a serious condition. 

The 26-year-old man is believed to have dived into the water from a jetty about 4pm. 

He received suspected spinal injuries and was suffering with respiratory problems. 

Bystanders and paramedics performed CPR on the man at the scene, where he was revived, before taking him to Noosa Hospital.

RACQ LifeFlight's critical care doctor and Queensland Ambulance Service's intensive care flight paramedic worked with hospital staff to treat and stabilise the man before he was flown to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in a serious condition. 


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