43-year-old windsurfer dies on Lake Mendota

At 5:45 PM on Wednesday, May 31, Dane County Marine and Trail officials responded to a collision between a UW Lifesaving boat and a windsurfer on Lake Mendota.

The 43-year-old male windsurfer from Madison was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by Dane County Sheriff’s Office.  Members of the Sheriff’s Office dive team are in the water again today, working to recover any additional evidence from the crash.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or may have video of the incident, to call the tip line at 608-284-6900. 

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