A family has been left shattered after a father has sadly drowned while trying to save his son.
It has been reported the young boy ran into trouble while kayaking in a dam.
The dad jumped into the water after his son, who was kayaking in the Wyangala dam near Cowra, and fell into the water at around 6pm on Friday, News Corp reports.
Police have confirmed the 38-year-old was attempting to rescue a nine-year-old boy.
He sank below the water and did not resurface but another person was able to save the child.
His body was sadly recovered on Saturday.
Our thoughts are with the family and all involved. Heartbreaking.
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