A 59-year-old man from Perth drowned while swimming at a popular beach in WA’s North West on Thursday afternoon. Emergency services received a call about 4.30pm that a 59-year-old Perth man was in trouble in the water at Coral Bay’s main beach. About 4.35pm, WA Police said they became aware of an unresponsive man who had been pulled from the water after he had been at the beach with family members while on holiday in the area. It is understood by WA Police that the man had entered the water about 4pm. “He was later seen to be experiencing difficulty in the water and people went to his aid, bringing him back to shore,” the spokesperson said. Onlookers performed CPR before a St John ambulance arrived, however, the man could not be revived. Carnarvon Shire president Eddie Smith passed on his condolences to the family and emergency services who were at the scene. “It appears to be a very unfortunate event, we have no detail at the moment,” he said. “It is a very, very sad event and I feel for everyone involved.” Police said the death was not suspicious and a report is being prepared for the coroner. DFES attended the incident to manage the scene.