Chorley Boy Drowns in Quarry Lake

4 July 2011, 12:27

A 13 year old boy has drowned after getting into trouble while swimming in a lake in a quarry near Chorley.

The boy, named locally as Dylan Ramsay, got into trouble while swimming at Hilltop Quarry in Whittle-le-Woods, near Chorley, on Sunday.

Ambulance crews were called to the incident at around 3.10pm but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "The boy's parents have been informed and an investigation is now under way.''

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