ATKINS, Iowa — A 13-year-old boy has died after falling into a pond in eastern Iowa, authorities said.

The boy died Thursday morning at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Benton County Sheriff Randy Forsyth said emergency crews were called Wednesday evening to a pond in Atkins. Friends had been boating there when the teen fell into the water.

The boy was identified as Brandon Vogt of rural Atkins.

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