WILMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A boating accident on the Kankakee River has claimed the life of a 20-year-old Morris resident. Three others survived.
Authorities say rescue divers pulled the victim from the water near Wilmington. A recording on the Will County coroner’s press line says the victim was pronounced dead after 1 a.m. Wednesday. The victim’s name is being withheld while family members are notified.
Conservation police from the Department of Natural Resources are investigating the cause of the accident.