Sunday, June 20, 2021

Girl, 10, dies; 17-year-old boy in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan


Lake Michigan shoreline in Racine 

A 10-year-old girl has died after she was pulled from Lake Michigan off Zoo Beach in Racine.

Multiple agencies responded after numerous 911 calls were received at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

At about 6:54 p.m. the child was found, removed from the water, and taken by rescue personnel to an area hospital, where she died,

At 6:35 p.m. dispatch received a call for another possible drowning in Lake Michigan off North Beach in Racine.

Rescue crews found a 17-year-old boy about 200 yards off the beach.

He was taken to an area hospital, where he was in critical condition late Saturday night.

No other information has been released at this time.


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