One dead, one missing after boat capsizes on Chemong Lake

One person is dead and another is missing after a boat capsized on Chemong Lake off the shores of Curve Lake First Nation Sunday (Oct. 18) morning.

According to the OPP, emergency crews were called around 6:40 a.m. after a boat with four occupants on board.

“Three occupants were rescued by officers with the assistance of community members. A male and two females were transported to a local hospital,” reads a media release.

“The male was pronounced deceased at hospital, one female has sustained life-threatening injuries and another female is being treated for minor injuries. One male is unaccounted for.”

The search continues for the missing man.

“The identity of the deceased will not be released until the next of kin are notified,” the media release reads.

“The cause of this accident remains under investigation.”

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