According to a news release from the City of Cedar Rapids, the 21-year-old and two teenagers all fell through ice on a pond near Mohawk Park in Cedar Rapids.
The 14-year-old boy and the 17-year-old boy were able to get out of the water and call for help, but they told authorities they were unable to rescue the 21-year-old.
Their call for help went out shortly before 6 o’clock. At 7:40 p.m., rescuers found the drowning victim submerged in the water, about 120 yards from shore.
The two teenagers who fell through the ice, but escaped were taken to a Cedar Rapids hospital for treatment.