Mississauga man dies paddle-boating on Ada Lake in Lake Muskoka Saturday
BRACEBRIDGE – A paddle boat operator drown on Saturday while out for an afternoon ride.
Ontario Provincial Police at Bracebridge are investigating the drowning of a male in the Township of Muskoka Lakes.
They say that on the October 19, 2013, at approximately 4:30 p.m. members of the Bracebridge OPP responded to a call of a drowning at Ada Lake in the Township of Muskoka Lakes.
They say the male had been in a paddle boat and was later located unresponsive in the water
The male was identified as 22-year-old Kyle Corbett, of Mississauga.
The Bracebridge OPP are reminding everyone to practice safe boating and the importance of wearing a personal floatation device (PFD).
They say most drownings happen unexpectedly when small boats capsize or someone falls overboard.
The PFD left behind is of no use, especially in cold water.
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