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.READ MORE: Flags To Be Lowered To Honor Colorado Springs Shooting Victims
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/7a7C9KedFNREAD MORE: Four Congressmen Join Colorado Teacher & Students To Make a Japanese Internment Camp A National Historic Site
— South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) June 13, 2020
Officials say an inner tube flipped.MORE NEWS: Victims Identified In Colorado Springs Mass Shooting At Birthday Party
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says it is investigating the incident as an accidental drowning. Both people were not wearing life jackets.