Man pulled from Lake Huron dies in hospital: South Bruce OPP

Ontario Provincial Police say the man, who was pulled from Lake Huron on Friday morning, was pronounced dead on Saturday. Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press/File

A man who was pulled from the waters of Lake Huron and rushed to hospital in critical condition on Friday morning has died, South Bruce OPP say.

Provincial police say they were contacted around 9 a.m. Friday with a report of a small aluminium boat travelling in circles off the shores of Southampton.

According to police, “quick-acting civilians” were on the scene before emergency services arrived and spotted a man in the water.

Bruce County paramedics transported the man to hospital in critical condition.

On Saturday, police announced the man had been pronounced dead.

His identity has not been released.

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The circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation, but police said the death is not considered suspicious.

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