Man Dies After Being Pulled From Twin Falls Lake - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Man Dies After Being Pulled From Twin Falls Lake

Posted: Updated:
   
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A man has died after being pulled, unconscious, from Dierkes Lake in Twin Falls.
    
Police say they received a call from a park ranger at 8:15 p.m. Sunday that CPR was in progress on a man who had been swimming by the docks.
    
City spokesman Josh Palmer says witnesses reported the man, who was not a proficient swimmer, jumped into a deep part of the lake and was under water for a couple of minutes.
    
He was pulled out of the water by bystanders. Palmer says the man was unconscious when emergency responders arrived. They used an automatic defibrillator.
    
The man died at a Twin Falls hospital. His name and age haven't been released.
    
Palmer says lifeguards won't be on duty in the swimming area until Friday.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

    Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:16:27 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia's stock rose more than 16 percent in Monday premarket trading, while Zillow's stock fell more than 3 percent.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia's stock rose more than 16 percent in Monday premarket trading, while Zillow's stock fell more than 3 percent.
    More >>
  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: KHQ special, 'Behind the Fire Lines'

    IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: KHQ special, 'Behind the Fire Lines'

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:38:08 GMT
    KHQ.COM - For over a week, we've heard hundreds of heartbreaking stories from people who have lost everything, to those who refuse to let the firestorm break their spirits. From communities rallying together, to the heroes on the front lines, all that and more inside "Beyond the Fire Lines." If you missed it you can check out the videos inside this article.More >>
    KHQ.COM - For over a week, we've heard hundreds of heartbreaking stories from people who have lost everything, to those who refuse to let the firestorm break their spirits. From communities rallying together, to the heroes on the front lines, all that and more inside "Beyond the Fire Lines." If you missed it you can check out the videos inside this article.More >>
  • Crews make progress in Carlton Complex fire

    Crews make progress in Carlton Complex fire

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:26:03 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Despite rising temperatures, fire crews battling Washington's largest wildfire have been able to keep hot spots from spreading beyond containment lines. The 390-square-mile Carlton Complex fire in north-central Washington is now 66 percent contained.More >>
    SEATTLE (AP) - Despite rising temperatures, fire crews battling Washington's largest wildfire have been able to keep hot spots from spreading beyond containment lines. The 390-square-mile Carlton Complex fire in north-central Washington is now 66 percent contained.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KHQ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.