Two Rescued From Lake Monona During Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin

Incident Type
EMS
Dispatch
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 7:53am
Arrival
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 7:53am
Address
Olin-Turville Court
Madison, WI
Narrative

One person has died, and a second remains in critical condition, after being rescued from Lake Monona during the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon Sunday morning.
 
The Madison Fire Department was notified by event officials at 7:53 a.m. that one athlete was found unresponsive in the water and in need of advanced life support from MFD paramedics. Approximately an hour later, MFD was notified that a second unresponsive patient was being transported to shore for similar emergency medical treatment.

MFD paramedics and EMTs took over lifesaving efforts on shore, and those efforts continued during rapid transport to nearby hospitals.

This report may be updated as more information becomes available.

Posted 06/09/2019 - 1:02pm
Contacts

Cynthia Schuster (Public Information Officer), (608) 261-5539