Monday, August 12, 2013

Man drowns in Big 11 Lake

A person drowned at Big 11 Lake on Sunday.

From the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department:
Crews responded to a possible drowning at Big 11 Lake located at approximately 1060 State Avenue. Crews were on the scene within two minutes were informed that victim had gone into lake for a swim, went under water and did not come back up. Three (3) rescue swimmers entered water to locate victim at last known location in water. Victim was located approximately 9 minutes after rescue swimmers entered water. Victim was a male in his late 50’s. Scene was turned over to Sheriff’s Department who oversee WYCO Parks and Lake properties.

No other injuries reported.