Kohler man gets hypothermia after swimming in river with only boxers

Kohler man gets hypothermia after swimming in river with only boxers

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED May 4, 2012

SHEBOYGAN - Sheboygan Police say a man has left a hospital after taking a swim in a river in only his boxer shorts, then suffered hypothermia.

WTMJ partner station WHBL Radio in Sheboygan says the man, who is 27 and from Kohler, left a bar on Penn Avenue early Friday morning.

According to police, the man put the rest of his clothes on a boardwalk and went into the river at about 1:30 a.m.

Someone who stepped out for a cigarette heard him, threw him a life ring and helped him out of the river.

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