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Kayaker Drowns - Not Wearing A PFD

Posted: 2019-07-27 12:49:49 By: hbr

Police (OPP), along with Paramedic Services (HCPS) and Minden Hills Fire Department, responded to reports of a drowning at Three Brothers Falls in the Township of Minden Hills, on Friday.

Police say an 8 year old girl and a 40 year old man were kayaking when they capsized. The girl made it safely ashore, but the man failed to resurface. 

The 40 year old man from Waterford, was pulled from the water by Emergency Personnel and pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say both kayakers were not wearing life-jackets.