A MAN has died after being pulled from the sea at Yaverland yesterday.

Police confirmed a 63-year-old man from Newport died after being pulled out of the water.

As previously reported, the male was retrieved from the water and taken to St Mary's Hospital by ambulance, arriving there at 6.53pm on Friday.

The incident was attended by Ventnor and Bembridge coastguard rescue teams, Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat and the IW Ambulance Service.