Teenager Drowns in Wilson

July 8, 2012 Updated Jul 9, 2012 at 11:03 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Teenager Drowns in Wilson

July 8, 2012 Updated Jul 9, 2012 at 11:03 AM EDT

WILSON, NY (WKBW-TV) - A young teenager is dead tonight after drowning in Lake Ontario while swimming off the Wilson Pier.

Several 911 calls were made when 16-year-old male Dennis J. Ash reportedly went under the water and did not resurface.

Marine Units, United States Coast Guard, and the Wilson Fire Department all reported to the scene discovering the teenagers body twenty minutes later. The teen was then transported to Eastern Niagara Hospital in Newfane where he was pronounced dead.

Police are still investigating.