Monday, 20 July 2015

Man dies after diving in to a reservoir to retrieve a football

A 25-year-old man has died after jumping into a reservoir while attempting to collect a ball. The man is believed to have got into difficulty after diving in to the Middle Pool at Fens Nature Reserve in Dudley, West Midlands UK, at around 6.15pm last night, with eyewitnesses claiming he was attempting to collect a football. West Midlands Police said bystanders battled to save his life at the scene and the man was taken to hospital, where he later died.