Man dies after kayak flips over near Donnacona

A man in his 40s died after the kayak he was in capsized near Donnacona, about 45 kilometres west of Quebec City, on Tuesday afternoon.He was kayaking with a group of people in the Rivière aux Pommes at the time.The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) was called to intervene a little after 4 p.m., on Colonie Road, near the river.The man was found unconscious and was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said SQ spokesperson Ève Brochu-Joubert.A SQ investigator is looking into the case to clarify the causes and circumstances of the death.

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