2 killed after canoe capsized on Moose Lake in Haliburton County: OPP – Peterborough | The Canadian News

Two people died after a canoe capsized at Moose Lake in Haliburton County Sunday morning.

According to Haliburton Highlands OPP, around 10:25 a.m., officers and firefighters responded to a report of an overturned canoe in the lake located in Dysart et al Township, about 20 kilometers north of Haliburton.

Police say three men entered the water and one of them was able to make it to shore and was unharmed.

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However, the other two men were unable to reach shore.

“They have since been confirmed deceased,” the OPP said Monday morning.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released pending notification of the next of kin.

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The investigation continues. Police are working with OPP’s underwater search and recovery unit.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Haliburton OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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