UTICA, Ill. (AP) - Police say an Indiana man has drowned at Starved Rock State Park in north central Illinois.
Illinois Conservation Police identified the man as 25-year-old Dane Simmons of Lafayette, Ind.
Police spokesman Robert Frazier says Simmons was hiking with two other men on Saturday when they veered off a trail and into a restricted area. Frazier says Simmons slipped and fell between 25 and 40 feet into the Illinois River.
The other men tried to rescue him.
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