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UPDATE: Woman Pulled From Guelph Lake Dies In Hospital

Ice Just Not Thick Enough Given Recent Weather Conditions

Published 12/19/2018 | By Guelph Now Local News

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Icy Guelph Lake Water Unforgiving This Time Of Year
Icy Guelph Lake Water Unforgiving This Time Of Year

Story Update: Guelph Woman Succumbs To Injuries

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) -December 19, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Guelph Fire Department and Guelph-Wellington Paramedics responded to two people who had fallen through the ice on Guelph Lake. The two were removed from the icy water and rushed to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

62-year-old Margaret "Molly" KURVINK of Guelph was pronounced dead in hospital. A 62-year-old Guelph man, spouse of the deceased, was treated at hospital and is in stable condition.

Reports indicate that the couple was iceboating when KURVINKS vessel broke through the ice approximately 200 feet from shore. Her spouse attempted to assist her and the two became trapped in the frigid waters.

Original Story

Two Pulled From Icy Guelph Lake Water Rushed To Hospital

(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH/ERAMOSA, ON) - Today at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of two people who had fallen through the ice on Guelph Lake. OPP, Guelph Fire Department and Guelph-Wellington Paramedics Service removed the couple trapped approximately 200 feet from shore. Both were rushed to local hospital.

A 62-year-old male from Guelph is reported to be in stable condition and a 62-year-old female from Guelph is reported to be in critical condition.

 
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