/Body pulled from submerged truck at Ox Narrows

Body pulled from submerged truck at Ox Narrows

A person is dead after their pickup truck wound up submerged in Lake Kushog near Ox Narrows police say.

In a press release OPP said they were called around 8:30 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday Oct. 29 to investigate the case of a missing person in Algonquin Highlands.

Police patrolled the area and on the morning of Oct. 30 said the pickup truck belonging to the missing individual was discovered submerged in the lake by a family member the discovery occurring shortly after 8:30 a.m. Members of the OPP's underwater search and recovery unit confirmed the deceased within the vehicle and assisted with the removal.

The deceased whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin was transported to Toronto for a post-mortem examination.

– Staff