Fatal Boating Collision On Lake Joseph


The West Parry Sound OPP is currently investigating a fatal collision involving two vessels on Lake Joseph near Emerald Island in Seguin Township. The collision occurred on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m.

A 64 year-old, male from Florida, United States of America, was fatally injured. And a 48 year-old, female from Markham, Ontario, sustained critical injuries. The name of the male has not been released.

The OPP is asking for anyone with relevant information or who may have been in the Emerald Island area at the time in question, to call the West Parry Sound OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The police investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.


  1. First rule no matter if your driving or boating if you can’t see SLOW DOWN it’s only common sense. There is no telling what might be floating around in the lakes at night log’s or even docks break loose once in awhile.


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