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Man dies after falling into Capilano River while fishing with friends (SPH)

Two people are in hospital - one in critical condition - after a rescue on the Capilano River Saturday afternoon. (Photo credit: CTV)
Two people are in hospital - one in critical condition - after a rescue on the Capilano River Saturday afternoon. (Photo credit: CTV)

VANCOUVER – One man has died after he was swept away by the Capilano River Saturday afternoon.

The tragic accident happened Sunday afternoon as four friends, all in their 30s, spent time fishing on the North Vancouver river, said Peter DeVries, media liaison officer with North Vancouver RCMP.

The man who was swept away was taken to St. Paul’s Hospital in critical condition but has since passed away, DeVries said.

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