LYME, Conn. — A 16-year-old boy died on Saturday after he went missing at Uncas Pond off the beach in Nehantic State Forest, Lyme.
DEEP officials said the teen was given CPR at the scene and transported to Shoreline Clinic in Westbrook in critical condition but was later pronounced deceased.
DEEP Environmental Conservation Police, State Police Troop F, the Lyme Fire Department, and dive teams from Portland, Middletown, Connecticut State Police, and Yantic-Norwich responded to the report of a missing swimmer at 4:38 p.m.
DEEP officials said the teen was swimming with friends and at a certain point, went under the water. The boy was located and brought to shore.
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