15-year-old drowns in Grand River at GR park

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A 15-year-old drowned in the Grand River in Grand Rapids Saturday.

It happened around 5 p.m. at the Riverside Park, located on Monroe Avenue near Knapp Street.

A 15-year-old slipped and fell into the Grand River, the Grand Rapids Police Department told News 8.

He was pulled out of the river. First responders administered CPR but they were unsuccessful, GRPD said.

He died, officials say.

His name has not yet been released.

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