MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Polk County say a person has died after diving into shallow water on Bone Lake.
According to the sheriff’s office, emergency crews responded around 7 p.m. on a report of a possible drowning.READ MORE: Missing Person: You Houa Thao
When deputies arrived, they found the victim receiving care from first responders on scene.READ MORE: WCCO Saturday Night Interview: Mike Kojonen Talks Finances For Mother's Day
Deputies learned that the male victim was swimming with family members on Eagle Island when the individual dove into approximately two feet of water and may have struck the lake bottom. The individual did not regain consciousness.
Family members who witnessed the accident were able to load the individual onto another pontoon and bring him to shore. The victim was brought to the Amery Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.MORE NEWS: Brother Fatally Shoots Sister Inside Chanhassen Home
The name of the individual will be released at a later time. The incident remains under investigation.