1 kayaker drowns, 1 rescued in Covell Lake in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person drowned while another was rescued after two kayaks capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls.
Sioux Falls police said in a statement Sunday that they got a report around 8:15 p.m. Saturday that two kayakers had capsized and were struggling to make it to shore.
One kayaker was rescued by lifeguards from the nearby Terrace Park pool and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Rescue crews found the body of the second kayaker around midnight.
The victim’s name was not immediately released, pending notification of relatives.