Woman Dead After Kayak Flips In Creek

SACRED HEART, Minn. (WCCO) — A woman is dead after her kayak overturned in the Hawk Creek near Sacred Heart, Minn.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office said Diane Bigler-Hagenow likely died from drowning Saturday evening.

Officer were called to an area of Hawk Creek just after 6 p.m. after it was reported that Bigler-Hagenow went missing underwater.

The four people who had been kayaking with her were near the area where incident happened when officer arrived. They weren’t injured.

After an extensive search, officers found Bigler-Hagenow’s body in the creek.

They said she was wearing a personal flotation device at the time her kayak overturned.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate.


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