BRISTOL — Police say a man hospitalized in a swimming accident near the Bristol Mills Dam is a 73-year-old resident of Bristol.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as Peter Beauchamp on Tuesday. Beauchamp was found face down and unresponsive in the water on Thursday when emergency workers came to the scene.

Beauchamp was transferred to Maine Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition. Police say they do not have an update on his condition at the hospital and they don’t have any new information about the incident.

Police say a preliminary investigation suggests the cause of the incident was a swimming accident.

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