WESTFIELD, NY (WKBW) - A family is mourning the loss of a teenaged boy who drowned in the waters of Lake Erie in Westfield Sunday.
Police say a 14-year-old and 13-year-old were playing in the water on Sunday when they got caught up in large waves and a strong current.
The teenager's father swam out to help them, but rescue crews were evetually called in.
Emergency crews were able to reach the 13-year-old and the father, however when crews reached the 14-year-old boy, it was too late.
The young teen was rushed to the hospital where he died a short time later.