One drowns, another rescued on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person drowned while another was rescued after two kayaks capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls.

Sioux Falls police said in a statement Sunday that they got a report around 8:15 p.m. Saturday that two kayakers had capsized and were struggling to make it to shore.

One kayaker was rescued by lifeguards from the nearby Terrace Park pool and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Rescue crews found the body of the second kayaker around midnight.

The victim’s name was not immediately released, pending notification of relatives.