NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A teenager drowned when the skid loader he was running broke through the ice on a pond.
It happened Monday morning near the intersection of Pesldorf Avenue and Center Road, which is near Owen. The Clark County Sheriff's Department says a 13-year-old boy was running the machine on a pond that was covered in ice. The snow on the ice was being cleared when the skid loader broke through. A family member looked for the boy and found him. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
A news release from the department did not identify the boy.