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Teen dies after Kewaunee County swimming accident

Published On: Jul 15 2013 06:07:06 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 06:26:58 PM CDT

TOWN OF PIERCE, Wis. -

A teenager from Green Bay has died after a swimming accident in Kewaunee County.

The sheriff's office says the 15-year-old boy was swimming with friends Sunday afternoon at Krohns Lake County Park in the Town of Pierce. WLUK-TV (http://bit.ly/15gDfJ8) reports the group had been jumping from a platform and the boy wasn't able to swim back to it.

Rescue crews pulled him out of the water about 15 minutes later. He was taken to a hospital, but died Monday afternoon.

The sheriff's office says the boy drowned. His name was not immediately released.

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