Simcoe-Muskoka records another drowning

Toronto man pulled from the water at Deep Bay

There’s been another drowning in the region.

OPP say a 76-year-old Toronto man, identified as Roland Jonker, was pulled Tuesday afternoon from Sparrow Lake in Severn Township. He had been swimming near a cottage at Deep Bay.

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Witnesses were able to get the man to shore and administer first aid until County of Simcoe paramedics arrived and took over life-saving efforts.

Jonker was pronounced dead at the scene.