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() A son's ultimate sacrifice: Tragedy as it's revealed man, 30, died trying to save his father from drowning – moments after rescuing his mother Two men drowned after their boat capsized in central Queensland on Friday Adrian Hope had rushed to aid of his father Gary after saving his mother's life The bodies of Adrian, 30, and Gary, 70, retrieved by divers from Wuruma Dam Valerie Hope, 69 and Adrian's girlfriend Jess Davie survived the boating tragedy

By Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:54 BST, 2 September 2019 | Updated: 06:54 BST, 2 September 2019

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A man tragically drowned while trying to save his father after a devastating boating accident, moments after rescuing his mother. 

Adrian Hope, 30, and his father Gary, 70, were enjoying an afternoon on the water  with his mother Valerie, 69, and girlfriend Jess Davie.

The group were on Wuruma Dam near Eidsvold in Queensland's North Burnett region on Friday when they were thrown overboard after their boat flipped. 

Mr Hope was helping his mother back to the shore before he swam to the aid of his unconscious father.

Adrian Hope drowned while trying to save his father, who also died in the boating tragedy

Adrian Hope drowned while trying to save his father, who also died in the boating tragedy

Tragically, neither Adrian or Gary made it back to shore alive. 

Their bodies were retrieved by police divers on Saturday afternoon following an extensive search that had resumed nine hours earlier.

A police source told The Courier Mail Adrian had rescued his mother and was carrying her on his back in the water when he

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