14-year-old girl dies from drowning at Lake Creek Campground on Sunday

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CHELAN, Wash. — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reported a drowning at the Lake Creek Campground at the Lake Creek campground. 

There were reports that a 14-year-old girl from Wenatchee was washed away, with a 20-year-old man being stranded in the middle of the river on a rock. The names of the individuals were not released due to privacy concerns from the family.

Forty rescuers were on the scene. A helicopter located the missing girl, where they found her deceased. 

A hoist capable helicopter was able to recover the male safely. The male was taken to the the Ballard Ambulance.