At 6:16 pm on August 2nd, 2013 the Gillette Police Department responded to the Providence Park area near the new Hillcrest School to search for a 20-year-old man who was last seen in a storm water drainage near the park. Calls to 911 indicated the man had been swept away by storm water. Officers arrived on site and began searching for the man. He was located ad transported to Campbell County Memorial Hospital. The GPD listed his condition as unknown as of this morning.
Press Release on Incident From Campbell Count Fire Department:
At 6:16 PM to 1500 South Butler Spaeth Road (between North Campus and Hillcrest School) for a rescue call involving a person swept into a drainage culvert. A grate over the culvert prevented the person from exiting the drainage culvert. A pickup was utilized to pull the grate off the culvert and the person was then transported by ambulance.