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Nova Scotia fisherman dies after falling overboard

April 2, 2013, Indian Point, N.S. – Police say a fisherman who fell off a boat in Indian Point, N.S., has died.

April 2, 2013
By The Canadian Press

April 2, 2013, Indian Point, N.S. – Police say a fisherman who fell off a boat in Indian Point, N.S., has died.

The incident happened early Tuesday at the Indian Point wharf as two fishermen prepared to head out to tend to their lobster traps.

The Mounties say one of the two men fell overboard and was found floating unconscious in the water.

The RCMP say firefighters and paramedics attempted to revive the man, who was taken to South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater.

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However, police say the man died shortly after he was taken to the hospital.

His name hasn't been released pending notification of next of kin.