Child found unresponsive in Pelican Lake in critical condition
Web posted July 22, 2014
The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s department reported that on July 18, 2014, at approximately 7:32 pm, emergency services and area law enforcement responded to a report of a missing 3-year-old male near the Breezy Point Resort Boathouse and Marina.
Within minutes of the call family members located the child, who was unresponsive in the water near the shoreline. CPR was performed on the child, who was transported to HCMC by North Aircare. As of press time on Sunday, July 20, the child was still in critical condition.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. At this time, it is unknown how the child ended up in the water. Foul play is not suspected. The child’s name and further information is being withheld pending the investigation. The Breezy Point Police Department responded to the incident and was assisted by the Crosslake Police Department, North Ambulance, and Zone 3 first responders.
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