It appears that a young man was fishing earlier today and fell into the pond. Emergency personnel were unable to revive the fisherman.

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It is being reported that a young man was fishing this morning in the detention pond in the Westfield park area just southwest of Horsetooth and Shields.

Firefighters pulled the young fisherman from the pond where it appeared he had fallen face down in the mud. They were unable to revive the young man. Emergency personnel double checked the waters nearby to make sure that the lone fisherman was the only victim.

The teens identity and cause of death have not yet been released, he was taken to the Medical Center of the Rockies where he was pronounced dead.