Rural Wis. Man Falls Through Ice On Pond, Drowns

TOWN OF SCOTT, Wis. (AP) — A 74-year-old rural Warren man has drowned after falling through the ice on a private pond in Monroe County.

The sheriff’s department says the man was riding a rough-terrain vehicle when the accident happened Monday in the Town of Scott.

Family members pulled the man from the pond. He was taken by ambulance to Tomah Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s name was not immediately released.

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