Two rescued from capsized boat on Lake Winnebago

Rescue boats approach an overturned boat on Lake Winnebago near High Cliff State Park July 18, 2019 (Photo: Nicholas Wrasse)

LAKE WINNEBAGO, Wis. (WBAY) - Two men are okay after being rescued on Lake Winnebago Thursday night.

The Calumet County Sheriff's Office was alerted to a boat in distress near High Cliff State Park shortly before 7:30.

The men were found clinging to their capsized boat.

Sheriff's deputies, DNR wardens, and state park rangers rescued the men, a 30-year-old and a 34-year-old from the Fox Valley area. They didn't complain of any injuries.

Te Wisconsin DNR will investigate why the boat overturned.



 
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