Man dead in Calvert drowning

Man dead in Calvert drowning

One man is dead following a drowning in Calvert, on the southern shore of the Avalon Peninsula, on Wednesday.

Ferryland RCMP responded around 10 a.m. when they learned witnesses had taken a man out of the water and paramedics had begun cardiopulmonary resuscitation, police said.

According to police, the man was taken to St. Clare's Hospital in St. John's, where he was later pronounced dead.