Fort Collins rescuers receive reports of dead body, pull teen from pond

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By Megan Presler
For KDVR.com

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Poudre Fire officials confirmed they pulled a teenager out of a Fort Collins pond after receiving reports of a dead body floating in the area on Tuesday morning.

Poudre Fire spokesperson Patrick Love was able to confirm the water rescue, but was unable to comment on the teen’s condition. A recent tweet from the Poudre Fire Department confirmed the victim was removed from the water and transported to the Medical Center of the Rockies.

Love indicated the teen was found in a pond near 3800 Seneca Street, which is near Westfield Park, around 10:20 a.m. Emergency crews sent a rescue swimmer into the pond to remove the victim.

Crews continued to the search the pond after pulling the teen from it, but found no additional victims.

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