BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — One person has died and five others had to be rescued when their snowmobiles broke through the ice on Beaver Dam Lake and plunged into the water.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department says the incident happened Saturday evening.

A total of six people were pulled from the water. Four of them were taken to the hospital with injuries, but one did not survive.

The victims are all from the Beaver Dam area and ranged in age from teens to 40.

The names of the victims have not been released.

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Comments (8)
  1. ez says:

    I’m really sorry that these people died but come on folks, its time to get off of the ice now. The temp is in the 40s! Stop risking your lives for a cheap thrill.

  2. banliberals says:

    You cannot fix stupidity!!

  3. big banjo says:

    every single one of them is a stupe and testimony to darwinism.

  4. Jennifer Connors says:


  5. d says:

    Gene pool has been less diluted by stupidity with the death of one. Maybe the others involved will learn also. Ice is created by cold weather. We have had less cold weather than normal. Ice is less thick than most years. Stay off the ice.

  6. American compassion says:

    First thing I want to do when I hear about a tragedy is console the family by letting them know that their love one was stupid. It’s just so much easier losing a loved one when you know they’re dumb. Glad you all could help out.

  7. Ash says:

    The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department says the incident happened Saturday evening

    Being Wisconsin. I got $100 that they were drinking ALL DAY!!!

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