Man drowns at Rapid City’s Memorial Park
UPDATE (@ 4:02 P.M. 7/27/21) — Older male deceased after being pulled from a pond in Rapid City’s Memorial Park. Rescuers attempted to revive the man but were unsuccessful.
It took first responders a little under an hour to pull the man from the water.
The identity of the man is being withheld until notification of next-of-kin can be made.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Law enforcement is on scene at the pond in Rapid City’s Memorial Park, looking for an individual who witnesses say went into the water to retrieve a remote-controlled boat.
Law enforcement on scene said the call came in around 2:45 p.m. and divers began search patterns as soon as the arrived.
The Rapid City Police Department, Rapid City Fire Department, and Pennington County Search and Rescue are on scene.
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