Side by Side ATV goes through ice on Leech Lake
Web posted March 14, 2017
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported that on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 1:49 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a Class 2 side by side ATV had gone through the ice in the Agency Narrows area of Leech Lake.
Deputies and responders arrived in the area and located the single male occupant of the vehicle standing on the top of the vehicle, which was completely submerged.
Deputies, utilizing cold water rescue suits, and the Walker Fire Department, utilizing their hovercraft, were able to rescue the party and transport him to shore for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Assisting at the scene was the Walker Fire Department, MN DNR, MN DNR Aircraft and North Memorial Ambulance.
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