A man who was pulled from a canal with serious injuries after being involved in a motor scooter accident in Suffield Wednesday has died, according to police.
Police said they were called to the area of Canal Road for a report of a person floating face down in the canal. When emergency crews arrived bystanders had pulled the person out of the water and were performing CPR. The victim was taken to Bay State Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. for treatment.
Investigation revealed that the victim had been riding on a motorized scooter on the trail and lost control, falling down and rolling down the embankment.
Police have identified the man as David McIntire, 51, of Enfield. They said they learned that he succumbed to his injuries while being treated at the hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.