Teen has died after being pulled from St. Lawrence River in Pointe-aux-Trembles

Montreal police say the incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. in Pointe-aux-Trembles. Stephen C. Host/The Canadian Press.

A teenager has died after he was pulled from the waters of the St. Lawrence River in Pointe-aux-Trembles on Monday afternoon.

Urgences Santé said the boy, who is between the ages of 15 and 17, was taken to hospital where he was declared dead.

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Montreal police say officers were called to the scene about 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Notre-Dame Street and Saint-Jean-Baptiste Boulevard.

Véronique Dubuc, police spokesperson, could not provide more details about what happened.

An investigation is underway.

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