Man found dead in floodwaters in Woodside

A MAN in his 60s was found dead in floodwaters in Woodside on Thursday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Starlings Lane about 1.45pm after a member of the public notified them of a vehicle almost submerged in flood waters.

Officers attended and confirmed that a deceased man, possibly aged in his 60s, was in the vehicle.

A rescue team recovered the man.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner, and the circumstances surrounding his death are being investigated.