TV star Steve Irwin killed while filming

Posted on September 4, 2006 

TV star Steve Irwin killed while filming

Television star Steve Irwin has been killed while filming an underwater documentary in Queensland.

The 44-year-old, who was dubbed ‘The Crocodile Hunter’, was killed by a stingray barb through the chest while diving off Port Douglas.

Local diving operator Steve Edmundson said: “Steve was hit by a stingray in the chest. He probably died from a cardiac arrest from the injury.”

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