15 Mar 2020

One dead after boat overturns on Clutha River

9:53 am on 15 March 2020

A person has died after a boat overturned in the Clutha River in Otago last night.

Police said they were called to the incident near Beaumont at about 8.10pm.

They said one person was pulled from the water but died at the scene.

The death has been referred to the coroner.