In a tragic incident, a 12-year-old boy died when he drowned in Lake Michigan near Neshotah Beach.
According to the report, the boy was last seen at the northernmost end of Neshotah Beach, struggling, and then went under water.
He was taken out with the help of a Manitowoc Police officer who assisted in bringing him back to the shore.
CPR and other life-saving measures were given to him before transporting him to the hospital.
He was then transported to Aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers where he was pronounced dead.
His name was not released because of his family’s privacy.
The police have confirmed that the 14 years old was drowned and lost his life while trying to cross the channel between Waukegan Harbor and the city’s beach. According to the reports, the boy was among the 4 teenagers who tried to cross the channel. One of the boys who went earlier also face problems and he was rescued by a passerby. The other two stand on the bank and did not try to cross the channel. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 15-year-old boy was assumed to be drowned on Tuesday when he went into the lake with his other three friends and never show up again. The rescue mission continues his search but failed. According to a Chicago Fire Department official. “He got swept offshore, and was not able to get back into shore.” According to David Benjamin, the executive director of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project says that officials must take serious action and prevent precautions to make safety for people so these kinds of incidents must be prevented in the future.
A man died after going underwater at the beach in north suburban Zion on Sunday. The Sheriff’s Office responded to a report that a man went underwater just after 5 pm. He was taken to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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The divers pulled the body of a man near Montrose Beach on Friday night. People swimming in the area found that the 37-year-old man was missing, so they call for help. The divers from the rescue department were able to locate the man’s body and transported him to the hospital but he lost his life before reaching the hospital.