Madison
48° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

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.

Advertisement
  • CSX crash 3

    DC Fire and EMS

    Train derails in DC

    A train derailed in Washington, D.C., near a metro station Sunday.

  • PHOTOS: 27 tons of documents destroyed during BBB Shredfest 2016

    The free BBB Shredfest event Saturday offered anyone with documents containing personal information to shred up to three bags. Destroying documents is one way to protect one's identity and thwart fraudsters.

    More than 1,600 cars stopped by two Madison locations from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, and 27 tons of documents were shredded, a Better Business Bureau representative said. The sites were at SVA Certified Public Accountants, 1221 John Q Hammons Dr. and Warner Park, 2930 N. Sherman Ave.

  • Elise Romas

    PHOTOS: Thousands take part in 34th annual CrazyLegs 2016

    The 34th annual CrazyLegs Classic 8K Run and 2-mile Walk Saturday raised money for UW Athletics. As of Friday night, 13,000 people had signed up to participate, and organizers expected more to register Saturday morning before the race begins in waves at 11 a.m.

    WINNERS: Pat Jenkins, 24, of Cambridge, is the top finisher in the men's category. UW law student Jessa Hackman, 24, of Madison, is the top female finisher.

Advertisement