Man dies after being pulled from Lake Mendota

Man died at UW Hospital
Man dies after being pulled from Lake Mendota

A man pulled by rescue crews from Lake Mendota Thursday morning has died.

The Madison Fire Department’s Lake Rescue Team was called to the area in front of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Limnology Building, 680 N. Park St. at 6:49 a.m. to help a swimmer who failed to surface.

Divers searched the water and located the missing man within 15 minutes, according to fire officials.

The man was taken to UW Hospital where he died, according to UW police.

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