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Jet ski rider dies at abandoned mine site in WA

  • A man has died after two jet skis collided at an abandoned iron-ore mine
  • The man, in his 20s, was jet skiing with a group of friends on Tuesday
  • He was at the former Atlas Iron Pardoo mine site on Great Northern Highway

A man has died after two jet skis collided at an abandoned iron-ore mine in the far north of WA.

The man, in his 20s, was jet skiing with a group of friends on Tuesday. 

He was at the former Atlas Iron Pardoo mine site on Great Northern Highway, about 70km north of Port Hedland.

A man has died after two jet skis collided at an abandoned iron-ore mine in the far north of WA (stock image) 

The quarry is not open to the public, police said.

At about 2pm two of the jet skis collided. 

The man was severely injured and severely died a short time later.

The other driver, a man in his 40s, was uninjured.

He was at the former Atlas Iron Pardoo mine site on Great Northern Highway, about 70km north of Port Hedland

He was at the former Atlas Iron Pardoo mine site on Great Northern Highway, about 70km north of Port Hedland

 



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