Man declared dead after injury on fishing vessel off North Lake, P.E.I.

A man is dead following an incident on a fishing vessel based in North Lake in northeastern Prince Edward Island.

According to an RCMP spokesperson, police were notified early Wednesday morning that someone had been injured on a boat.

Once the vessel reached shore, the man was declared deceased.

RCMP are working with the coroner's office and the occupational health and safety division of the Workers Compensation Board as part of the investigation.

A lobster fishing boat heads under the bridge at North Lake, P.E.I., May 11, 2021
North Lake Harbour, as seen in a file photo from 2021. (Sara Fraser/CBC)