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Girl, 6, drowns in Lake Lucerne

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Aug. 5, 2019

A 6-year-old girl died yesterday in Lake Lucerne.

Pixabay Girl, 6, drowns in Lake Lucerne

Nidwalden police say the child was with a relative at the time and wandered into the water while being unsupervised.

Police forces from the three cantons that border the lake immediately launched a search – Lucerne lake police used boats while officers from Schwyz and Nidwalden scoured the shore.

She was found over an hour later by divers 9 meters below the surface. The girl was declared dead at the scene.

Investigations are underway.

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