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One man dead in Margaree River fishing incident

RCMP say one man died when he was fishing in Inveness Co.

On October 4th at 5:45 p.m., RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of two men in distress in the Margaree River, near Margaree Forks.

Upon arrival, police learned that the Margaree Forks Volunteer Fire Department had managed to pull the two Massachusetts men, who had been fishing, from the water.

RCMP say a 63-year-old man was being treated for signs of exposure, while CPR was being conducted on a 73-year-old, who was unconscious.

CPR was conducted both by members of the Margaree Forks Volunteer Fire Department and EHS.

The 73-year-old man could not be resuscitated and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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