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Drowning scare on icy pond prompts emergency response

Published: Sunday, February 04, 2018 @ 10:52 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

A report of a possible drowning after a person found what they believed to be footprints and a hole in the ice prompted an emergency response this morning in Champaign County

Investigators determined a deer, not a person, had fallen through the ice and drowned, according to firefighters.

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The call came out around 9:50 a.m. in the 3900 block of Storms Creek Road.

Firefighters used a boat to go onto the ice to check the incident and found the deer floating underneath the ice.