images (86)A 71-year-old man drowned while wind surfing on Lake Winnebago Saturday afternoon, according to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office.

A caller reported a wind surfing rig washed up on shore about 4:30 p.m. A search was launched.

The sheriff’s patrol boat and a boat from the U.S. Coast Guard responded.

At 6:10 pm, personnel from the windsurfing company found the body about 300 yards off shore. The victim was not wearing a life vest. The sheriff’s office did not release the victim’s name.

 

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