Man dies after falling into Crater Lake

The Crater Lake at Mr Ruapehu. File photo.

A man has died after falling into Crater Lake at Mount Ruapehu.

Emergency services were flown to the scene via helicopter at around 1.50pm.

The man was recovered from the lake by members of the group he was with before emergency services arrived, says a police spokesperson.

"The death will be referred to the Coroner."

 


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