Man who drowned in Lac St-Louis given CPR

A 58-year old man who drowned in Lac St-Louis was given CPR. The man was swept away by the currents and died on the start of National Drowning Prevention Week.

Watery ordeal

Based on reports, the man went for a dip in the water off his boat at around 5 PM but with the currents, was unable to get back to his ladder. His son jumped in the water to try to help him out but could not.

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You will learn the essential life-saving skills including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) which can help save a life.

The Canadian Coast Guard and paramedics called to the site just off Dorval found the man and performed CPR but were not successful. Sadly, he was pronounced dead in a healthcare facility.

Prioritize safety

Being prepared by enrolling in a first aid course is a good choice. You will learn the essential life-saving skills including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) which can help save a life.

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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a CPR class and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/drowning-treatment

https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

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