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Swimmer pulled from Little Lake at Beavermead Park in Peterborough, Ont.

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One person was rushed to hospital after being pulled from Little Lake at Beavermead Park in Peterborough, Ont., on Sunday evening. Emergency crews responded to reports of a missing swimmer among a group of people around 5 p.m. – Jun 23, 2024

One person was rushed to hospital Sunday evening after being pulled from Little Lake in Peterborough, Ont.

Just after 5 p.m., emergency crews responded to Beavermead Park on Ashburnham Drive for reports of a swimmer who was unaccounted for while with a group of people.

Peterborough Fire Services crews launched a search in the water including the use of a boat.

Firefighters located the individual near the shore just before 5:30 p.m. Paramedics were seen doing chest compressions on the individual as they were being loaded into a waiting ambulance.

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The person was rushed to Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Their condition is not yet known.

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