New Brunswick

Lifejacket 'instrumental' in saving man's life

A water rescue in Oromocto has New Brunswick RCMP reminding people about the importance of water safety and wearing a life jacket.

RCMP remind people of importance of water safety after Oromocto water rescue

A water rescue in Oromocto has New Brunswick RCMP reminding people about the importance of water safety and wearing a life jacket.

RCMP, members of the fire department and paramedics were able to pull the man from the frigid water to safety. (CBC)

Police received the call for help Friday night of a man who had capsized his boat and was yelling for help from the water behind Oromocto’s Hazen Park.

Oromocto RCMP and members of the Oromocto Fire Department and paramedics were able to pull the man from the frigid water.

He was treated at hospital and released.

The man was wearing a lifejacket and police say that helped save the man’s life.

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