Two men in 20s pulled from Rock County pond after water rescue declared dead

ROCK TOWNSHIP, Wis. — Two men have died after being pulled from a Rock County pond Saturday afternoon.

According to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, officials responded to a call for two subjects in the water near Indian Lake Road at 2:35 p.m. Saturday.

A news release said the two men — one a 22- and one a 23-year-old — had been swimming and both went under the water in distress.

Both men were transported to the hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office and the Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating.

Janesville Fire Batallion Chief said Janesville and Town of Beloit fire departments responded to the scene.