September 4th, 2006 at 02:26pm
John Stanley just announced on 2UE that the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, has died after being stung in the chest by a stingray, whilst filming an underwater show of some sort.
I suppose an accident was bound to happen eventually, but this is sad and tragic news none the less.
Rest In Peace Steve
Update: The Courier Mail has the following to say:
Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin dead
September 04, 2006 02:14pm
Article from: The Courier-Mail
THE Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, is dead.
He was killed in a freak accident in Cairns, police sources said. It is understood he was killed by a sting-ray barb that went through his chest.
He was swimming off the Low Isles at Port Douglas filming an underwater documentary and that’s when it occured.
Ambulance officers confirmed they attended a reef fatality this morning at Batt Reef off Port Douglas.
2UE have also added that he was 44 years old, and was pronounced dead upon arrival to hospital. End Update