Man Drowns After Paddle Boat Capsizes in Arlington Heights: Police

A man died after falling from a paddle boat Monday in northwest suburban Arlington Heights.

The capsize happened about 3:30 p.m. and sent the 44-year-old, another adult and two young children into Lake Terramere, Arlington Heights police said in a statement.

Paramedics were called to the 4000 block of North Terramere Drive and found everyone already out of the water, police said. Citizens were performing CPR on the man.

The man was taken to Northwest Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as David Fournier, of the 10600 block of Grand Canyon Avenue in Huntley.

The children and other adult did not require medical treatment, police said. Investigators did not suspect criminal activity or foul play.

“This appears to be a tragic accident,” police said in a statement.

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