East St. Paul Man Killed in Boating Accident

East St. Paul Man Killed in Boating Accident

Fatal Boat Crash
An East St. Paul man killed on Friday when his boat hit the rocky shore in Lac du Bonnet. (RCMP HANDOUT)

A 20-year-old East St. Paul man was killed Friday after his boat hit the shore on the Winnipeg River.

Manitoba RCMP say the man was heading from the middle of the river at a high rate of speed when he struck the rocky shore near Lake Avenue in Lac du Bonnet.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene and nobody else was injured.

RCMP say alcohol is being considered as a contributing factor.

— Staff


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