Connecticut teen rescued from pond dead after swim with friends

A teen died swimming in a Connecticut Saturday as he tried to flee a scorching heatwave within the area, officers mentioned.

The 16-year-old boy was pulled from Uncas Pond in Lyme after authorities responded to a report of a lacking swimmer round 4:30 p.m., officers told The New Haven Register.

In response to the Connecticut Division of Power and Environmental Safety, the unidentified teen was swimming within the pond with pals however went below and by no means resurfaced.

Dive groups from from native businesses and Connecticut State Police in addition to DEEP Environmental Conservation Police labored to get better the boy.

He was dropped at the shoreline and given CPR earlier than he was transported to Shoreline Clinic in Westbrook the place he was pronounced useless, officers mentioned.

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