Snowmobiler found dead by police divers

One of two snowmobilers that went into the water on Lake Simcoe Sunday (Feb. 16) was been found dead by police divers.

The OPP confirmed the news in a social media post around 4:15 p.m.

According to police, officers were dispatched to a call reporting hearing voices screaming for help at the area known as The Narrows in Ramara Township around 4:30 a.m.

“Police arrived on the scene and could hear the men screaming for help. Ramara and Orillia Fire departments attended the scene and were able to rescue one of the stranded men. That male was transported to an Orillia area hospital by County of Simcoe Paramedic Services (CSPS) where he remains,” reads a media release.

Police have not released any further details on the victim.

Check back for more information as it becomes available.

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