Illinois Man drowns in Wisconsin triathlon

Man drowned in Lake Winnebago
Illinois Man drowns in Wisconsin triathlon

Authorities in eastern Wisconsin are investigating the drowning death of an Illinois man during a triathlon.

The Calumet County Sheriff’s Department said 42-year-old Doug Witmer of Lagrange, Ill., drowned in Lake Winnebago during the High Cliff Triathlon at High Cliff State Park in Sherwood. It happened shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday.

The sheriff’s office said the triathlon organizer, Midwest Sports Events of De Pere, had volunteer lifeguards on site.

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