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Teen dies after Kewaunee County swimming accident

Boy unable to swim back to platform after jumping in

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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