Police say a 48-year-old man has died after being hit by a ship lake rosseau,
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said that at around 6:45 a.m. on Monday, authorities received a report that a swimmer was found unresponsive in the water near Shamrock Lodge Road in Port Carling.
Police said the man was about 70 feet from a dock.
Officials said the 48-year-old man was swimming and was armed with a visibility marker, but was hit by a ship.
“Efforts were made to save lives, however the man succumbed to his injuries and was declared brought dead,” OPP said in a news release.
Police said the investigation is ongoing and the public has been asked to “stay away from the area”.
Anyone with information, or who has surveillance footage, is asked to contact the police.
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