The person in his 50s suffered essential accidents to his higher thigh whereas browsing Tuesday morning, in accordance with NSW Police.
Emergency providers had been known as to Tuncurry Seaside, Forster, round 300 kilometers (186 miles) north of Sydney, at about 11.20 a.m. native time (9.20 p.m. Monday ET), police stated.
The person really noticed the shark early and tried to warn his buddies, police superintendent Christopher Schilt advised reporters on the scene.
Bystanders and paramedics labored collectively to save lots of the sufferer, stated the NSW Ambulance in a tweet Tuesday.
Officers from the Manning Nice Lakes Police District tried to resuscitate him however he died on the scene, the pressure added.
The shark in query is believed to be round 4.5 meters (practically 15 toes) lengthy, stated the NSW Division of Major Industries (DPI), a authorities company answerable for fisheries and agriculture.
Alongside police, the DPI is monitoring the realm with drones and about 20 kilometers (12.Four miles) of seashore has been closed off to the general public for at the very least 24 hours.