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For Immediate Release
June 4, 2016
For more information contact:
Sgt. Ouellette
Officer Boisvert

Drowning, Province Lake, Effingham

On June 4, 2016 at approximately 1620 hours Marine Patrol dispatch received a call from 911 stating that an adult male was pulled from Province Lake in the town of Effingham. The 74 year old male was unresponsive and CPR and rescue breathing was performed by civilians on scene. Ambulance and rescue personnel arrived and continued with resuscitation efforts but were unsuccessful.

The preliminary investigation indicates the victim may have had a medical event prior to falling from a boat dock into Province Lake.

This incident remains under investigation pending autopsy results. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time.

Assisting agencies:
Carroll County Sheriff's Office
Effingham Police Department
Effingham Rescue
Center Ossipee Rescue
Care Plus Ambulance Service

   
 
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