Body recovered of man who went missing after Rice Lake boating accident

Police identify man as 41-year-old Tien Dat Tran of Markham

Ontario Provincial Police

Police have recovered the body of a man who went missing after a boat accident on Rice Lake on Saturday morning (June 27).

The OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit recovered the body of 41-year-old Tien Dat Tran of Markham at around 3:15 p.m. on Sunday afternoon (June 28).

Peterborough County OPP and emergency crews were called to the scene of the accident near Wood Duck Drive at around 7 a.m. on Saturday.

A boat with three men onboard had lost control while travelling on the lake.

One man was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, one man was transported by air ambulance to a Toronto hospital with serious injuries, and one man was unaccounted for.

The OPP Marine Unit, Otonabee-South Monaghan Fire Department, and a helicopter from OPP Aviation Services began searching the area for the missing man, with the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit also assisting.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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