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Diver pulled from Wastwater in Lake District has died

A diver from Lancashire has died after getting into difficulty at Wastwater in Cumbria

A Cumbria Police spokesman said:

Police received a report from North West Ambulance Service about the incident shortly after 12pm and officers attended to assist other emergency service personnel.

The diver pulled from Wastwater earlier this afternoon, a man in his 60s from the Lancs area has died.

A file will be prepared to be passed on to the coroner.

The diver's next of kin have been informed and his death is not being treated as suspicious.

– Cumbria Police