15-year-old boy drowns in Cherry Creek Reservoir

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AURORA, Colo. — Authorities have identified the 15-year-old boy who drowned after falling into Cherry Creek Reservoir on Saturday night.

The Arapaho County Corner’s Office said Trent Nims was pulled from the water and taken to a hospital where he later died.

The incident happened about 8 p.m. and a dive team pulled the boy out before 9 p.m.

Two dive teams and 30 firefighters responded to the scene. The boy was found 125 feet from shore in 10 feet of water.

Boating, fishing, jet skiing, sailboarding and swimming are permitted in the reservoir.

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