A 42-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon while practicing kitesurfing on the beach of La Palue in Crozon (Finistère), we learned from the maritime prefecture of the Atlantic. The alert was given around 3:15 p.m. by a witness who reported to the Regional Operational Center for Surveillance and Rescue (Cross) Corsen a person in difficulty in a baïne.
His wife and child were on the beach
Victim of a malaise, the forty-year-old was brought back to earth by the witness and two other swimmers who gave him a heart massage before the firefighters and the Samu took over.
Despite attempts to resuscitate him, the victim unfortunately died shortly before 5 p.m. at the Cavale Blanche hospital in Brest where she had been transported by helicopter. According to The Telegram, his wife and child were present on the beach at the time of the tragedy. They were taken care of by firefighters.