Man died after drowning in Hurum

Drammen fjordDrammen fjord outside Holmsbu in Buskerud.Photo: Vegard M. Aas / NTB scanpix

A 31 year old man is dead after a drowning accident in Drammen fjord outside Holmsbu in Buskerud early Sunday, said Oslo University Hospital.

The man was taken to hospital after being found by divers in Drammen fjord. He had probably been under water for half an hour, police said. The condition of the man was unclear.

The man plunged into the water at 4:20am and disappeared, many boats participated in the search for him.

A rescue helicopter, ambulance and divers come out and participated in the search for the man, and there were divers who found him.

Police have set up crisis teams at Holmsbu hotel and spa. According to TV2 the man was with friends at a birthday celebration when he decided to go swimming. He was apparently the only one who did this.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today