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Swimmer succumbs to injuries after being struck by boat

Swimmer succumbs to injuries after being struck by boat

Posted: 2022-07-26 07:19:57 By: thebay

Yesterday, Bracebridge OPP, along with Muskoka EMS and Muskoka Lakes Fire responded to a 911 call on Lake Rosseau near Shamrock Lodge Road in Port Carling after receiving reports of a swimmer who was unresponsive in the water approximately 70' from a dock.

The 48 year-old man had been swimming, equipped with a visibility marker, and was stuck by a vessel. Life saving efforts were made however the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Police are conducting an investigation and are asking people to stay clear from the area in order that they may do so.

More information will be released as it becomes available.