Man dies in hospital after being pulled from Lake Ontario in Toronto: police

Emergency services on the edge of Lake Ontario during the search. Katherine Aylesworth/Global News

A man has died after he was pulled from Lake Ontario on Sunday afternoon, officials say.

Toronto police said they received reports of a man in the water near Ontario Place at around 2:41 p.m. Sunday.

The force’s marine unit searched the area.

At around 4 p.m., police said the man had still not been located and confirmed he was part of a tour boat group.

The circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear.

Just before 5 p.m., Toronto paramedics told Global News they had transported one person to hospital in life-threatening condition.

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Police said life-saving measures were started when the man was pulled from the water.

“Officers/Medics trying to save his life,” Toronto police said in a tweet.

Police later said the man died in hospital.

— With files from Ryan Rocca

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