LUCK– Larry Richolz, 70, of Frederic drowned in Sandhill Lake off of 20th Street in Luck on Friday afternoon, Oct. 4.
The Polk County Sheriff’s deputies, first responders, and emergency medical services were called and found him unresponsive. They began administering CPR but were not able to resuscitate him.
Based on the preliminary investigation, it appears that Richolz was fishing on Sandhill Lake and fell out of a boat into the water, the sheriff's department said. He was submerged for several minutes.
Assisting department include the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Luck Police Department, Cushing Fire Department, Luck Ambulance, St Croix Valley EMS, Frederic Fire Department, Polk County Medical Examiner’s Office, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the DNR are continuing the investigation.
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