Boat collision in Canada leaves 3 dead and 5 injured, Ontario police say

KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) — A speed boat and a fishing boat collided on a lake north of Kingston, Ontario killing three people and injuring five others, Canadian police said.

Ontario Provincial Police said the crash happened at around 9:30 p.m. local time Saturday night in the Bucks Bay area of Bobs Lake.

Two women ages 21 and 22 and a 23-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene, they said.

Five others between the ages of 21 and 44 were transported to a local hospital with a range of injuries.

Police say one boat was described as an open bow fishing style boat and the other as a speed boat.

OPP spokesman Bill Dickson said an investigation was underway but did not provide further details.