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9-year-old girl drowns in Fox Lake

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  • Video: Witness recounts drowning

  • A 9-year-old girl drowned near a boat launch at Stormy Monday bar in Ingleside Tuesday evening.

       A 9-year-old girl drowned near a boat launch at Stormy Monday bar in Ingleside Tuesday evening.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Ingleside resident Jim Zettlemoyer witnessed rescue crews attempting to revive a 9-year-old girl who had drowned near a boat launch at Stormy Monday bar in Ingleside Tuesday evening.

       Ingleside resident Jim Zettlemoyer witnessed rescue crews attempting to revive a 9-year-old girl who had drowned near a boat launch at Stormy Monday bar in Ingleside Tuesday evening.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

 
 

A 9-year-old girl from Round Lake drowned Tuesday evening while swimming in Fox Lake, Lake County officials said.

Fox Lake Fireand the Lake County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at about 6:20 p.m. on Stanton Point Road near a boat launch by Stormy Monday Bar and Grill in Ingleside.

The girl had been swimming with some other children near the boat launch when she went under. Adults entered the water and pulled her out, police said.

She was taken to Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry, where he she was pronounced dead.

Lake County officers continue to investigate.

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