RCMP are investigating the death of a man Saturday afternoon in Kananaskis Country.

At about 12:56 p.m. MT, Kananaskis RCMP were called out for reports of an unconscious man who had been pulled to shore at the Upper Kananaskis Lake.

The 42-year-old man had been kayaking when witnesses saw him in distress.

Witnesses assisted and managed to pull the man to shore to perform CPR.

STARS air ambulance crews were called to the scene but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is still under investigation and more details will be released as they become available.