WELLESLEY (CBS) – A man has drowned after a canoe accident on Longfellow Pond in Wellesley. At about 4:00 pm Monday, a 911 call reported an overturned canoe in the small pond near Route 9.
A woman who was in the canoe was able to get to shore but the man had gone under water.READ MORE: CDC Expected To Recommend Face Masks For Fully Vaccinated Americans Again In Some Indoor Settings
Wellesley Police and Fire Departments along with dive teams from Natick and Cambridge responded to the pond.READ MORE: Crash Caught On Camera Amid Uptick In Complaints About Off-Road Vehicles In Pelham, NH
At about 5:20 pm, divers located the man under water approximately 10 yards off shore. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Mass. Traffic Is Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels, But At Different Times And Routes
The incident is under investigation but does not appear suspicious.