Winnipeg Man Killed When Boat Hits Shore in Lac du Bonnet

Winnipeg Man Killed When Boat Hits Shore in Lac du Bonnet

RCMP Logo VehicleA Winnipeg man was killed Sunday when the boat he was driving hit the shore and threw him from the watercraft.

The accident happened at around noon near the Cape Coppermine boat launch on the Lee River in the RM of Lac du Bonnet.

RCMP say emergency personnel were first to arrive after bystanders quickly brought the man to shore and provided first aid until EMS arrived.

The 40-year-old was later pronounced deceased on scene.

Police say it’s unclear what led to the collision and the man was the only occupant on the boat.

He wasn’t wearing a life jacket at the time of the crash.

— Staff

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