8-11-17 Wisconsin Father and Daughter Die While Swimming in Lake Superior

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Wisconsin father and daughter died after having to be rescued while swimming in Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota, while a rip current warning was in effect.

Rescuers responded to the scene Thursday afternoon after a report of two swimmers in distress.

They pulled a 10-year-old girl from the water about an hour later.

Her 38-year-old father was found shortly after 6 p.m.

Both died later at a hospital.


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