Kenora Woman Dies In Kayaking Accident

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017 13:19 PM

A 57 year old Kenora woman is dead after a boating accident on a lake east of Kenora.

The OPP's Marine and Trails Unit was called out yesterday afternoon around 3:30 after receiving a call of a possible drowning in Bruin Lake.

Police say a man and a woman had been kayaking when they capsized.

The man managed to survive the ordeal, but the woman passed away.

She has been identified as Johnna Bertram.

A post-mortem exam will take place tomorrow.