Police say an eight-year-old boy has died in an apparent canoeing mishap during a storm in Alberta.
RCMP say two children had been canoeing at Poplar Point in Lac La Biche on Saturday when the winds picked up and a storm moved in.
Investigators say family and friends called police after losing sight of the canoe.
The Mounties say a 13-year-old was found unharmed and was taken to the Lac La Biche hospital for examination.
The eight-year-old was located a short time later but was unresponsive and was pronounced dead at hospital.
RCMP said in a release Sunday that the boy’s name would not be released.