August 25, 2019 10:02 am
Updated: August 26, 2019 9:03 am

One dead, one missing after boats collide on Stoney Lake north of Peterborough: OPP

The collision between two boats on Stoney Lake Saturday night continues. One person died and one person is missing after the boats collided around 9:30


One man is dead and another is missing following a collision between two boats north of Peterborough on Saturday night.

Peterborough County OPP report around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, two boats collided in Young’s Bay on Stoney Lake just off Northey’s Bay Road, about 50 kilometres north of Peterborough.

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Witnesses on social media say they heard a crash, then heard calls for help.

There were three people in each boat and local residents transported five of the six to shore, OPP said.

A 31-year old man was pronounced dead at the scene, OPP said.

Another 31-year old man from Mississauga is still missing.

The remaining victims were transported by ambulance to hospital with various injuries.

OPP were called to the scene Sunday trying to determine the cause of the collision and the divers will continue the search for the missing man.

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