Fatal personal watercraft incident in Lake Ainslie, Nova Scotia area

Lake Ainslie, Nova Scotia – At 9:07 a.m. today, Inverness District RCMP was called to an over-turned personal watercraft on Lake Ainslie.

RCMP and EHS attended a campground area along the lake. A 58-year-old man from Port Hawkesbury was located wearing a life-vest and unresponsive in the water less than 100 meters from the shore and brought back by persons from the campground in a paddle boat and another watercraft. He was attended to by EHS and pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased was alone at the time of the incident.

File Photo – Ambulance

The investigation is continuing including cause of death. Foul play is not suspected.

Our thoughts are with the family of the victim at this difficult time.

File # 2020882276

Nova Scotia RCMP

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