On June 19, 2019 at approximately 3:30 P. M. an 11 year old boy was pulled into a storm drain at Sergeant Park in La Follette. The boy was swept across the street where police officers and first responders were able to pull him from a catch basin. According to officers on scene the boy was playing in or near the water during a heavy rain event when the current caught him and swept him into the storm drain. Officers stated that the boy was conscious and talking to them but was flown to children’s hospital as a precautionary measure.