Jamestown Teen Drowns in Lake Erie

7:40 AM, Jul 7, 2013   |    comments
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WESTFIELD, NY - A Jamestown teenager died Saturday after being pulled from the waters of Lake Erie near Westfield.

Divers from the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office found Jan Carlos Delosantos-Nunez, 17, of Jamestown, in the water near Monroe Marina on Barcelona Harbor following a report of a possible drowning. The victim was taken to shore and transported to Westfield Hospital by ambulance. He was later flown to Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo by Star Flight rescue helicopter for further treatment.

A statement from the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office says that he died at Children's Hospital just before 6 p.m.

 

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