On 06/19/2021 at approximately 5:52PM the Richland County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call that a male party was possibly drowning in the Wisconsin River near the Gotham Boat Landing. The male party was reported to be seen by one witness falling into the water and by other witnesses prior to being pulled under water by the current. The male party was later located down river by the assisting Fire Departments and transported back to shore. He was then transported by Lone Rock EMS to the Richland Hospital with CPR in progress. The male party was later pronounced deceased at the Richland Hospital. Through investigation of the scene, it is believed that the male party had fallen into the river while fishing along the river bank near the boat landing.
Other Agencies Involved: Lone Rock Fire Department, Lone Rock EMS, Blue River Fire Department, & Spring Green Fire Department