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Marine Collision on Lake Nipissing

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Jul 20, 2014 - 9:12 AM |

Updated

On 20 July, 2014 at approximately 12:30PM the USRU recovered the body the missing male. The name of the male is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

 

Original story

On July 19, 2014 at 11:53 p.m., officers from Warren Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a marine collision on Lake Nipissing.

Investigation revealed that four adults operating a small watercraft during the evening hours struck a small rock outcropping known as “Seagull Island” to locals. Two of the boats occupants were ejected from the boat. Local home owners quickly attended the scene after hearing calls for help. Three females were transported back to shore, all being treated for shock and one transported to hospital. The male driver at this time as not been located. None of the occupants on the vessel were wearing life jackets.
 

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