Boating Accident Claims Life of Illinois Man

Jun 6, 2015

One person died in a boating accident in Arbor Vitae on Friday night. It happened on Arrowhead Lake.

 

The Vilas County Sheriff's Office says the 911 call came in at 10:45 pm, reporting a capsized boat and someone in the water.

 

According to an initial investigation, the boat that capsized was carrying two Illinois men. One was able to make it to shore, while the other was later found dead in the water.

 

Among the emergency crews responding to the scene were the Oneida County Dive Team and the Wisconsin DNR.

 

The incident is still under investigation, and the name of the victim has not been released.