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Man died despite first aid attempts after drowning

A man died despite first aid attempts after drowning. The Saint John Police are investigating the death of a 21-year old man after a drowning incident at a lake in the city’s Rockwood Park.

Watery ordeal

The emergency crews were called to Fisher Lake where a man had been pulled out of the water.

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Mike Benoit is a city employee who was doing outside work at the park when the drowning incident occurred. He stated that the swimmers at the beach were attempting to resuscitate the man with first aid measures before the arrival of the fire and ambulance crews. The fire and ambulance crews took over and did not stopped until the man was transported in the ambulance.

Sadly, the man was later declared dead at the Saint John Regional Hospital. There were no lifeguards on duty at the time of the incident.

Being prepared with a first aid course

You should enroll in a first aid course to be prepared during emergencies. During drowning cases, proper measures must be started to improve the chances of survival of the individual.

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