Crews searching for man on Lake Kegonsa; officials consider it recovery mission

STOUGHTON, Wis. — Crews in Dane County are performing what they are calling a recovery mission on Lake Kekonsa on Saturday night.

According to Dane County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Kyle McNally, a white man jumped from a boat at 7:06 p.m.

McNally said the man was not wearing a shirt, and was wearing black pants.

The Department of Natural Resources, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, the Madison Fire Department and Stoughton and McFarland officials are searching for the man. Officials are also using fire boats and drones, including a drone that can fly at night.

McNally said divers exited the water by 8:47 p.m, while the search was stopped Saturday night around 9:30 p.m.

Officials will resume their search Sunday morning. As part of their investigation, the Fish Camp Boat Launch at Fish Camp County Park will be closed to the public.

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