(CMR) An American tourist died in a freak kite surfing accident yesterday after high winds made him collide with a building.
The police have confirmed that a 63-year-old visitor passed away yesterday (December 27) after the kite surfing accident in East End.
Police and emergency personnel were dispatched to the location off Austin Connolly Drive after receiving a 911 call.
He was swept away by the wind and subsequently collided with a building.
He has been identified by police as American visitor Thomas Downer. EMS transported him to the hospital, but he later succumbed to his critical injuries.