28-year-old man dies after drowning in Laurentians lake

A 28-year-old man is in hospital in critical condition after being rescued from a lake in the Laurentians, the Sûreté du Québec said. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press - image credit)
A 28-year-old man is in hospital in critical condition after being rescued from a lake in the Laurentians, the Sûreté du Québec said. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press - image credit)

A 28-year-old man has died in hospital after being rescued from a lake in the Laurentians, close to the community of Sainte-Lucie, Que.

First responders pulled the man out of the lake by Chemin du 6ieme rang after a call came into emergency services around 10 p.m. Friday night, provincial police said.

He was rushed to hospital, where he later died on Saturday, the Sûreté du Québec said.

Others were at the lake at the time, and police say they were told the man could not swim well.

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