A 33-year old man from Greater Napanee is dead after found face-down in the Bay of Quinte. He was discovered as a water scooter he was believed to be using was driving in circles unmanned nearby.
The OPP were called toa public boat launch along the eastern edge of the Bay of Quinte. Someone called for emergency assistance to report that a possibly intoxicated man was trying to unload a jet ski at the boat launch.
While the officers headed to the scene, OPP was informed that a man and woman wearing lifejackets were seen riding the jet ski in the Bay of Quinte. After 20 minutes, the OPP was informed that someone was executing CPR on a man at a residence on County Road 9 which was not far from the boat launch.
The man was discovered facing-down in the water after another boater noticed that the unmanned jet ski was circling nearby. A bystander delivered CPR as well as the police until the arrival of the paramedics.
The victim was transported to a healthcare facility where he was declared dead.
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