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Mother, daughter dead in apparent drowning near Collingwood, OPP say

A mother and daughter are dead after what appears to have been a drowning at the Mountain Springs Lodge resort, Ontario Provincial Police confirm.

'No doubt, it's a tragic event,' OPP Const. Martin Hachey says

Police were called to a pool at the resort on Tuesday evening for an apparent drowning, Const. Martin Hatchey told CBC News. (Google Maps)

A mother and daughter are dead after what appears to have been a drowning at the Mountain Springs Lodge resort, Ontario Provincial Police confirm.

Police were called to a pool at the resort on Tuesday evening for an apparent drowning, Const. Martin Hachey told CBC News. Hachey couldn't say if the pool was an indoor or outdoor one.

A woman and a child were rushed to hospital, where they were pronounced dead and confirmed to be mother and daughter.

"No doubt, it's a tragic event," Hachey said. 

It's not yet known where the pair were from.

Investigators are now working to determine what may have led to the deaths.