LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – South Metro firefighters responded to a water rescue at Chatfield State Park at around 3:26 p.m. on Saturday. Rescuers say one person was in the water and was brought to shore.
The rescued person was taken to a hospital in serious condition.
Two dive teams deployed to find the missing person. Officials say, about 45 minutes later, teams found a man under water. He was taken to a hospital while receiving CPR.
He did not survive.
Update – The missing person is an adult male, he was located under water by divers and is being transported to the hospital with CPR in progress. @WestMetroFire @COParksWildlife @jeffcosheriffco @dcsheriff all on scene working together. pic.twitter.com/7a7C9KedFN
— South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) June 13, 2020
Officials say an inner tube flipped.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating the incident as an accidental drowning. Both people were not wearing life jackets.