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Swimmer drowns in Burnt River
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Swimmer drowns in Burnt River

Posted: 2023-09-07 15:57:09 By: thebay

OPP are investigating a drowning which occurred on the Burnt River in the Township of Minden Hills.

Police say that yesterday, at approximately noon, OPP, along with Minden Hills Fire Department and Haliburton County Paramedic Services, responded to reports of a swimmer that had failed to resurface. The person was located, and CPR was initiated. The patient was transported to a local area hospital where they were later pronounced deceased.

The deceased was identified as a 17-year-old person from Oshawa.