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Swimmer seriously hurt by boat propeller at Echo Lake

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A swimmer had to be rushed to hospital after he was struck by a boat in Echo Lake Monday night. File / Global News

REGINA – A swimmer had to be rushed to hospital after he was struck by a boat in Echo Lake Monday night.

RCMP in Fort Qu’Appelle were called out to the lake near the resort village of B-Say-Tah where a pontoon boat’s propeller hit a 21-year-old Regina man while he was swimming.

The swimmer suffered serious injuries and was transported to a Regina hospital by STARS air ambulance.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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