Man dies in fatal boating accident in Three Mile Plains

RCMP

The RCMP say a man is dead after a boating accident Sunday afternoon.

Officers, EHS and fire personnel responded around 4:30 p.m. to Panuke Lake in Three Mile Plains.

Police say a 76-year-old man had been knocked from a boat by a wave and was injured by the boat's propeller.

RCMP say first aid was provided to the man but he succumbed to his injuries.

The matter remains under investigation by the Windsor RCMP with the assistance of the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service.