Man drowns in Bridge City private pond while canoeing


A 55-year-old man canoeing in a private pond on Easter died in an accidental drowning, according to the Bridge City Police Department.

Police say 55-year-old Paul Joseph Trahan Jr. was canoeing at the Hook-Up RV Park in Bridge City Sunday evening when the canoe flipped over and he could not swim.

No foul play is suspected and police have ruled the death an accident.

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