Boy, 13, Pulled from Lake Superior Dies
DULUTH (AP) - A teenager who was pulled from Lake Superior off the Duluth shore has died.
The St. Louis County sheriff's office says 13-year-old Jeffrey Watson Junior died about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at a Twin Cities hospital.
Watson was swimming with a friend Monday near an old concrete structure just off Duluth's Lakewalk trail when he went under and didn't surface. He was under water for about 30 minutes. Searchers used a remotely operated vehicle with a camera to help locate the boy.
Watson's father says the teen probably would be taken off of life support because he never regained consciousness and had no chance for survival.
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