Elkhorn man dies after swimming in triathlon

Elkhorn man dies after swimming in triathlon

A 59-year-old Elkhorn man died in the swimming portion of a local triathlon Sunday morning.

The man had participated in the Lake Mills Triathlon and went below the water, officials said.

The event’s rescue personnel brought the man to shore and performed CPR.

The man was pronounced dead after being taken to the Fort Atkinson Memorial hospital.

According to the investigation, the man had a medical incident prior to going under the water. The event is not being treated as a drowning.

The man has yet to be identified.

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