Teen Dies After Being Pulled From Richland County Pond


UPDATED: Monday June 23, 2014 3:50 PM

A teenager died swimming in a pond north of Mansfield on Monday.

A dive team from Shelby was called to search for a boy around 1:30 p.m. on Monday in the 100 block of Timmerman Road.

The Richland County Coroner's Office tells 10TV that the boy died at the scene.

The Mansfield News Journal reported that the 17-year-old was pulled from the pond, but medics could not revive him.

The boy was visiting from out-of-state and had swam in the pond before, according to the newspaper.

The boy's name was not immediately released.

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