BUFFALO CITY, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Buffalo County authorities identify the woman who drowned Wednesday night.
The body of 35-year-old Tammy Lorenz of Buffalo City was found more than 90 minutes after she went under.
The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office says a 911 call was made at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday. A witness said a woman had been on a sand bar north of Buffalo City near what is known as the Belvidere landing. The woman, who was 35 years old, was walking in the water when she went off a steep ledge or was swept under by the current. She went under and did not resurface.
Rescue crews pulled her body out of the water about 150 yards downstream around 8:30 p.m.
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