Man drowns in Bow River trying to retrieve boat
Canmore man was in Bow Valley Provincial Park
A Canmore man drowned in the Bow River on Monday afternoon in a mountain park west of Calgary.
It appeared that the 59-year-old man went into the water while he was trying to retrieve a boat that was drifting away from its mooring, RCMP said.
The accident happened at about 3:45 p.m. MT in the Whitefish day-use area of Bow Valley Provincial Park.
Police did not release the man's name.