Police: Man dived into ‘extremely shallow’ water, found dead

July 21, 2018

RANDOLPH, Vt. (AP) — Police say a 28-year-old man who jumped into “extremely shallow” water has died.

Vermont state police say they found Randolph resident Zachary Allard unresponsive at a local swimming hole on Friday night. Rescuers pronounced Allard dead at the scene.

Police say Allard had recently arrived at the swimming hole and dove from a rock into shallow water. Family members then pulled Allard to shore and tried to resuscitate him until rescuers arrived.

Anyone with any information can contact Vermont State Police.

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