Teenage girl dies at Pointe-Calumet water park

A teenage girl dies at Pointe-Calumet water park

The girl's death was confirmed late Friday evening.

A teenage girl died after being found unconscious descending a slide from x27;water from the Super Aqua Club in Pointe-Calumet, north of Montreal, on Friday.

The 14-year-old girl had been transported to Saint-Eustache Hospital; his death was confirmed late in the evening.

The teenager was in the company of members of her family when they lost sight of her during a slip, said Jean-Philippe Labbé, inspector at the Lac des Deux-Montagnes Police Department.

The young girl was found unconscious in a lake where water slides from the water park emerge.

The tragedy happened around 5 p.m.

The local rescuers immediately began resuscitation maneuvers.

The teenager was then transported to Saint-Eustache Hospital.

Police have gone to the Super Aqua Club and are investigating.

“For At the moment, the main assumption is that it was an accidental drowning. There's nothing to suggest it's anything criminal or negligent. »

— Jean-Philippe Labbé, Media Relations Manager, Lac des Deux-Montagnes Police Authority

Reacting on its Facebook page, the Super Aqua Club has said his entire team was in shock and in mourning.

The company announced the closure of the water park to customers, this Saturday, July 23, indicating that support will be offered to its employees in collaboration with Lifesaving Society and social workers.

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