Man dies at Coromandel beach

06:14, Jan 28 2013

A man in his 40s died today at Opito Bay in the Coromandel after members of the public attempted to resuscitate him.

A St John's Ambulance spokesperson said the man was dead when medical staff arrived, however Whitianga Police said it was not clear whether the person had drowned.

Further investigation was necessary before any comment could be made, the police spokesperson said.