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Body of missing man recovered from Rice Lake
Emergency responders at the edge of Rice Lake near Peterborough, Ont. after a boat crash, Sat. June 27, 2020 (Harrison Perkins/CTV News)
BARRIE, ONT. -- An underwater search team has recovered the body of a man from Rice Lake following what police describe as a boating accident.
The man had been unaccounted for since 7 a.m. Saturday, when police say the driver of a boat with three people aboard lost control near Wood Duck Dr, south of Peterborough.
The search was paused Saturday night and restarted early Sunday. Police made the grim discovery around 3:15 p.m.
Police have identified the deceased as Tien Dat Tran, 41 of Markham.
Another man was seriously hurt and airlifted to a Toronto hospital. A third man has minor injuries.
Investigators are still looking into what caused the driver to lose control.