Swimmer Struck And Killed By Vessel In Port Carling


On Monday July 25, 2022, at 6:45 a.m. Bracebridge OPP officers along with Muskoka Paramedic Services and Muskoka Lakes Fire Department responded to a 911 call on Lake Rosseau near Shamrock Lodge Road in Port Carling after receiving reports of a swimmer who was unresponsive in the water approximately 70′ from a dock.

The 48 year-old man had been swimming, equipped with a visibility marker, and was stuck by a vessel. Life saving efforts were made however the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Police are conducting an investigation and are asking people to stay clear from the area in order that they may do so, more information will be released as it becomes available.
Police are asking anyone who may have surveillance footage from their residences or other information to please call Bracebridge OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You may also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or you can submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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