SCIO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say a 14-year-old Detroit boy has died after being pulled from the Huron River in Washtenaw County.
The teen was apparently wading in the water on Thursday afternoon Scio Township when he began to struggle and family members couldn’t locate him.
A dive team quickly responded to the scene and located the boy. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A relative who tried to find the boy was treated for minor injuries.
Sheriff’s department spokesman Derrick Jackson told The Detroit News it “seems like a very tragic drowning death at this point.”
The boy’s name wasn’t immediately released.
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