Illinois Man drowns in Wisconsin triathlon
Man drowned in Lake Winnebago
SHERWOOD, Wis. — 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.