WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-red01, ww color red

Latest News

2 Cars Go Through Ice In LeSueur County, No Injuries

View Comments
(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. WCCO Viewers' Choice For MN's Best Fried Chicken
  2. 4 Things For April 18, 2014
  3. Wis. Senior Bowls Perfect 300 ... Again
  4. Dozens Behind Bars After Largest MN Heroin Bust
  5. Miracle On Ice Gold Medal Going Up For Auction

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities said there were no serious injuries after two vehicles went through the ice on a southern Minnesota lake on Friday.

The LeSueur County Sheriff’s Office was responded to the accident on Scotch Lake in the rural area of Cleveland, Minn., at about 4:09 p.m. Friday. When authorities arrived, a 35-year-old St. Peter man and his son were driving out onto the lake to go ice fishing and were about 400 yards out on the ice from the public access when a wheel on the man’s pick-up truck went through the ice.

The man called a friend for help, and his vehicle also went through the ice while trying to provide assistance.

All three were able to escape safely and were not hurt in the accidents. An area towing company will removed the vehicles from the lake on Saturday.

It serves as another warning from authorities that despite our snow and cold temperatures, no ice is safe.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus