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14-year-old pulled from Huron River in Scio Township has died

Posted: 4:39 PM, Aug 11, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-11 21:14:21-04
Two people pulled from Huron River in Scio Twp.
Two people pulled from Huron River in Scio Twp.

A 14-year-old has died after being pulled from the Huron River this afternoon.

According to a spokesperson for the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, the teen was underwater for 40 minutes. The teen was taken to the hospital while CPR was being performed.

The sheriff's office say the call came in around 3:45 p.m. The teen was wading in the Huron River when he went other. He and his family are from Detroit and were meeting family in the area visiting from California.

Family members and bystanders tried to pull the teen out from the river but were unsuccessful. He was located just before 4:30, pulled from the water and taken to the hospital where he died.