Multi-Agency Response to Medical Aid Call 


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Boating Accident Results in Drowning


Thursday, July 8, 2021___ MWD Lake Patrol located a male subject who had fallen off a personal watercraft near the east end of Big Bear Lake, California. The subject was reported to be unconscious and possibly not breathing.  Lake Patrol Officers were able to get the subject onto their boat and transport him to the dock at North Shore Landing.

Big Bear Sheriff Deputies and Big Bear Fire Paramedics responded to the emergency call for medical aid at North Shore Landing, Fawnskin, from the Lake Patrol Officers at approximately 4:30 P.M.  Immediate life-saving efforts commenced, while Big Bear Fire Paramedics transported the victim to Bear Valley Community Hospital located in Big Bear Lake.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital. 

The lake incident is currently under investigation with the Boating Accident Investigation Team of the Big Bear Sheriff Department. 

NOTE: Big Bear Lake News Editor E T Russell, will update identity of the victim and cause of death, upon confirmation with the San Bernardino Sheriff County Coroner.