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Woman drowns while tubing on Peshtigo River in Wisconsin

Her death is considered an accidental drowning
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Posted at 2:42 PM, Jul 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-10 15:42:22-04
TOWN OF STEPHENSON -- Authorities say a 26-year-old woman from Green Bay has drowned while tubing on the Peshtigo River in northeastern Wisconsin.
 
Marinette County authorities received a 911 call Saturday afternoon about a woman missing from a group of tubers who were floating on the river near the Village of Crivitz.
 
Emergency responders went to the scene and tried to find her. A Crivitz resident who was helping in the search found the woman submerged in the river just after 7 p.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
The name of the woman was not immediately released. Her death is considered an accidental drowning.