X

Cookies

Continue We want you to get the most out of using this website, which is why we and our partners use cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to receive these cookies. You can find out more about how we use cookies here.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Great North Swim man dies in Carlisle hospital

A man who died while taking part in the Great North Swim in Windermere has been identified.

Colin Pringle, 52, of Wallington, south London, died in the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, after being airlifted by the air ambulance on Friday afternoon.

He was taking part in the two-mile event and fell ill in the water, say organisers Nova International.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

The coroner has been informed.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

News & Star What's On search





Vote

Will you be turning out the lights in honour of those who fell in WW1?

Yes, it will be a fitting and moving collective tribute. I want to be part of it

No. I can't see it will make any difference to anything

I prefer to remember all those who died in all wars in my own way

Show Result

Hot jobs
Scan for our iPhone and Android apps
Search for:
NEWS & STAR ON: