A man has died after he got into difficulties while helping a child in an inflatable ring off the coast of West Sussex.
Coastguard rescue teams pulled the man from the water off West Wittering Beach and administered CPR but he sadly passed away.
In a separate incident a man is in a serious condition in hospital after getting into difficulties in the water at Brighton beach.
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