DIVING DEATH: A scuba diver has died after an accident on the Capricorn Coast. (File photo).
DIVING DEATH: A scuba diver has died after an accident on the Capricorn Coast. (File photo).

Man dies in diving accident on Capricorn Coast

A MAN tragically lost his life in a scuba diving accident at the Capricorn Coast yesterday.

The incident happened off the coast of Yeppoon just prior to 11am on Sunday.

Paramedics, with the assistance of Volunteer Marine Rescue and a rescue helicopter, assessed a male patient who was in a critical condition.

Queensland Police confirmed the man's death this morning, saying they would prepare a report for the coroner.