Body of boy pulled from Hoover Reservoir following water rescue

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A 16-year-old boy rescued from the Hoover Reservoir has died.

Genoa Township Police say a male was pulled from the Hoover Reservoir after a water rescue at about 8pm Saturday.

Crews on scene say the boy jumped off a cliff at the reservoir with a group of kids. Police said he struggled with a strong current. Friends and a passerby attempted to help before medics arrived.

The boy, who police have not identified, was taken to a hospital in an unknown condition.

No other details were immediately available.

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