Teenager drowns in Lyme

Uncas Pond, Nehantic State Forest, Lyme
Uncas Pond, Nehantic State Forest, Lyme Photo credit Google Maps

A 16-year-old boy drowned Saturday afternoon at Uncas Pond off the beach in Nehantic State Forest, Lyme, DEEP officials said.

Authorities say the teenager was swimming with friends when he went under water. He was located and brought to shore, where CPR was administered. The teenager was transported to the Shoreline Clinic in Westbrook. Attempts to save him were unsuccessful.

His name has not been released.

Environmental Conservation Police, East Lyme Fire department and State Police Troop F, as well as dive teams from Portland, State Police and Yantic-Norwich responded around 4:30 Saturday afternoon.

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