A 5-year-old boy drowned in Ambajejus Lake on Tuesday afternoon.

The boy had been fishing at the end of a dock at a cabin that the family had been renting before he fell into the lake at around 2 p.m., WABI News reported.

The child’s father reportedly started CPR before first responders made it to the scene. The boy was taken to a local hospital, where he died, according to WABI.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.