Divers recover body from Angostura Reservoir Wednesday night
UPDATE (7/1/21 @ 8:35 a.m.): Fall River County Emergency Manager Frank Maynard confirms that divers recovered a body from Angostura Reservoir around 7 p.m. Wednesday night. The drowning was not boating-related. Officials plan to perform an autopsy on Thursday.
Drowning Wednesday at Angostura. Fall River County Sheriff’s Office &Emergency Management, GF&P, Hot Springs Ambulance, Pennington County/Rapid City Water Rescue Team, and @PennCoSAR all assisted in the recovery of the individual. Divers recovered the body about 8pm. pic.twitter.com/Boh1CDkEx5
— Pennington County SO (@PennCoSheriff) July 1, 2021
The name of the drowning victim has not been released pending notification of next-of-kin.
Law enforcement and first responders, including Fall River County Emergency Management, the Rapid City/Pennington County Water Rescue Team, and Pennington County Search and Rescue, were on-scene for an operation, the details of which have not been released at this time.
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