ATKINS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has died after falling into a pond in eastern Iowa.
KWWL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/15K0bOW ) the boy died Thursday morning at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Benton County Sheriff Randy Forsyth says emergency crews were called Wednesday evening to a pond in Atkins, where friends had been boating when the teen fell into the water.
Rescue crews found the boy in the water and took him by ambulance to a Cedar Rapids hospital, where he died Thursday.
The sheriff’s office didn’t release the boy’s name until his relatives could be notified.
Information from: KWWL-TV, http://www.kwwl.com