1 dead after drowning near Woodbine Beach, police say

A man is dead after he drowned near Woodbine Beach in the city’s east-end, Toronto police say.

Emergency crews said they received a call around 3:20 p.m. about a body in the water at Kew Balmy Beach.

Police said lifeguards noticed a man struggling in the water, went in and pulled him to the shore.

Paramedics said the man, believed to be in his 30s, was then rushed to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition once emergency services arrived.

The man was then pronounced dead at hospital. Police said the drowning is not deemed suspicious.

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