- Associated Press - Sunday, June 11, 2017

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) - A 16-year-old boy has died after rescuers pulled him from a central Ohio reservoir where he had been cliff jumping.

Authorities haven’t identified the teen. He died at a hospital after being pulled from the Hoover Reservoir near Westerville on Saturday night.

The Genoa Township Police Department said in a Facebook post the teen was among a group cliff jumping and that he struggled in strong currents. Rescuers were called around 8 p.m. when the teen didn’t surface.

Dive teams from Genoa Township and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources found the teen.

The reservoir is about 10 miles northeast of downtown Columbus.

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