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1 Person Dies in a Boating Incident Off Green Bay

Posted Sunday, July 15, 2012 --- 6:51 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- One person has died in a boating incident on the Bay of Green Bay.

WBAY-TV reports the Brown County Sheriff's Department, the U.S. Coast Guard, and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources were called to the Bayshore County Park boat ramp around 7 p.m. Friday for a report of a boat taking on water. The DNR says the victim had fallen into the water as a result.

The person was pronounced dead at the park. No information about the victim including gender, age, or hometown, was immediately released.

The 17-foot boat didn't sink and was brought back to shore.

The incident remains under investigation.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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