Drowning in Washburn County

On Long Lake near Spooner

A weekend at the lake turns deadly in Washburn County.

According to Washburn County Deputies, emergency personnel from Sawyer County Ambulance and Fire from Stone Lake along with Long Lake First Responders were sent to the north end of Long Lake Saturday.

A 24-year-old man failed to surface after diving/jumping off a dock/platform.

The young man from Illinois was taken to the Spooner Hospital, helicopter to the cities, however he died. 

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