Indian Trail HS student missing in water off North Pier in Kenosha County

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KENOSHA — There is an ongoing search to find a missing swimmer who went into Lake Michigan off North Pier in Kenosha on Thursday evening, Sept. 6. The search is now being called a recovery mission.

Officials were initially called to the scene around 5 p.m. for someone in the water.

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Fire officials say the swimmer was part of a group of four Indian Trail High School students playing in the water.

At some point, the swimmer was pulled under the water and couldn't get out.


Rescue crew brought out boats, helicopters and dive teams to search, but called off the efforts around 8:30 p.m. and will resume Friday morning, Sept. 7.

Officials say the waters are dangerous and no one should go in.

Recovery efforts will resume around 7:30 a.m. on Friday morning, Sept. 7.

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