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Two adults, a dog and a capsized sailboat located on Lake Simcoe

Two people were taken to hospital for assessment after police responded to overdue boaters near Georgina Island.

Shortly after 8:30 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 12), OPP officers started searching Lake Simcoe after receiving a request for assistance from a neighbouring police service for an overdue vessel.

“An OPP marine officer and an auxiliary officer located the two adults and dog at approximately 10:00 a.m. in the water near Georgina Island with a capsized sailboat located beside them,” reads a release from police.

“All parties were taken to the hospital via Ambulance for assessment due to having spent a significant length of time in the water.”

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