Man dies after rescuing children from sea

A MAN died at West Wittering beach going to the rescue of two children on Saturday (May 26).

The 25-year-old man, who was not related to the family, managed to guide the children to safety.

However, he then got into difficulty.

A spokesman for the South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “Sadly, despite resuscitation attempts by our own crews and the air ambulance crew, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.”