Man dies after jump into Vilas County lake

23-year-old pronounced dead at hospital

Authorities in far northern Wisconsin say a 23-year-old man who jumped into a lake late at night and blacked out has died.

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Department received an emergency call Saturday about 11:15 p.m. The caller said a man had dived into Lost Lake from a dock and lost consciousness.

Emergency officials responded and took the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name hasn’t been released.

The Sheriff’s Office and coroner’s office are investigating.

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