A boater reported missing on the North Shore

Un plaisancier porté disparu sur la Côte-Nord

A man fell into the river in the Middle, near Havre-Saint-Pierre, was still missing to the call Wednesday morning, on the North Shore.

The victim, about 70 years old was in the presence of another person when their boat capsized at approximately 15h45 on Tuesday.

In a first time, teams from the coast Guard, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Rangers, and a helicopter of the canadian armed Forces participated in the searches, with police on board of mountain BIKING.

The search was suspended at dark and had to resume early Wednesday, with a reduced workforce. The SQ was planning to dispatch a team of fishermen.

The accident occurred at the height of the km 267 road 138.

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