1 swimmer found, another missing in Lake Superior at Duluth

1 swimmer found, another missing in Lake Superior at Duluth

1 swimmer found, another missing in Lake Superior at Duluth

- A Wisconsin father and daughter pulled from Lake Superior in Duluth, Minn. died in an apparent drowning, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.

Simonson said the victims are a father and daughter, according to the second daughter who called 911 for help.

The missing girl was found at about 5:22 p.m., and her father was found just after 6 p.m. They were rushed to a hospital, and for a time their conditions were unknown, but late Thursday the News Tribune reported that they had died. One firefighter was injured after taking in a large amount of water during the rescue attempt.

The Duluth Fire Department says the search was complicated by waves that were up to 7-feet high. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

Authorities have identified the individuals as 10-year-old Lily Elizabeth Fuglie, of Hudson, Wis., and 38-year-old Ryan Paul Fuglie, of Osceola, Wis. "There are now no lifeguards at Park Point, and red flags are flying along the beach to indicate the risky swimming conditions".

The National Weather Service had issued a Beach Hazard statement for Dangerous Swimming Conditions for Park Point. During such red-flag conditions, signs and flags are posted along Park Point, and the public beaches are closed.

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