Canoeist dies after capsizing at Whorlton Lido
- 27 October 2013
- From the section Tees
A canoeist has died after capsizing in the River Tees, Durham Police has confirmed.
The 47-year-old man was canoeing near Barnard Castle, County Durham, on Saturday when he had to be pulled from the river by a member of the public.
He was flown from Whorlton Lido to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough by the Great North Air Ambulance at about 14:00 BST.
He died at 07:30 GMT, Durham Police said.