UPDATE: Name released in Buena Vista County Drowning - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

UPDATE: Name released in Buena Vista County Drowning


A Newell, Iowa man drowns while swimming late Monday night.

The man has been identified as 49-year old Kurtis Kruse.

The Buena Vista County Sheriff's department says Kruse was swimming at Sturchler Pit, northwest of Newell.

He went under the water just after 8 p.m., and never came back up.

His body was recovered just before 10 o'clock Monday night and was sent to the state medical examiner's office.

The incident is under investigation.

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