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Man Who Fell Through Ice Dies

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Ice Rescue, Kasota, Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –A man who fell through the ice Thursday on Lake Washington in Kasota has died.

The LeSuer County Sheriff said Edwin Advair Senska, 81, broke through the ice while riding an ATV.

Neighbors heard a call for help and called 911.

Rescue crews arrived and found Senska in about 12 feet of water. Authorities believe he may have been in the water close to an hour.

He was  air lifted  to The Mayo Clinic where he was pronounced dead.

The sheriff said the ice is still very fragile,  maybe only a couple inches thick.

Officers said Senska lived on the lake close to where the accident happened.

WCCO-TV’s Mike Binkley Reports

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