Divers searching for West Allis man in Wind Lake
A man jumps off a boat into Wind Lake to swim; but never resurfaces. Divers searched until dark Saturday evening and will resume their search Sunday morning. Video by 620wtmj.comvideo
WIND LAKE -- A 57-year-old man is missing after jumping off a boat on Wind Lake, early Saturday evening.
The man was with his wife and friends near the center of the lake. According to the Racine County Sheriff's Department, the man swam around before going under. They also said that the man was familiar with the lake.
The incident occurred around 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Racine County Water Rescue team had divers in the lake until dark Saturday evening. The search is resuming Sunday morning for the man. Crews are saying visibility in the water is only about 4 feet; hampering search efforts.
At this point, the Sheriff's Department says it appears to be a tragic, accidental drowning.