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One person drowns after kayaks capsize on Sioux Falls lake

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say one person drowned while another was rescued after two kayaks capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls.

Sioux Falls police said in a statement Sunday that they got a report around 8:15 p.m. Saturday that two kayakers had capsized and were struggling to make it to shore.

One kayaker was rescued by lifeguards from the nearby Terrace Park pool and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Rescue crews found the body of the second kayaker around midnight.

The victim’s name was not immediately released, pending notification of relatives.

AP-WF-06-16-19 1633GMT


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