HomeNewsSix People Died During the Midsummer Weekend Editorial Team 06/26/2017 News 1797 Five people died in the water during the Midsummer weekend. Picture: Flickr At least six people have died during the Midsummer weekend, according to the police. Five died in the water. During Midsummer Eve, a woman in her 30s drowned into Kärsäjärvi in Pyhtää, Kymenlaakso and a 60-year-old man drowned in Puumala, Etelä-Savo. On Saturday, two men in their 60s fell from a fishing boat after going rowing in Valtimo, North Karelia. The boat had turned over and the men were found drowned. In Northern Ostrobothnia, a middle-aged man drowned in IIjoki. In addition to deaths by drowning, a man in his 20s was found dead next to a ditch in Pirkkala without signs of violence. The police was not aware of any traffic-related casualties during the Midsummer weekend. Source: The Police Contribute to the discussion Be the First to Comment! Notify of new follow-up comments new replies to my comments You must be logged in to post a comment. You must be logged in to post a comment.