CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Two men have died after falling through the ice on a lake in Chippewa County.
Sheriff’s officials say a resident who lives near Glen Loch Lake in Chippewa Falls called the sheriff’s department to report that two people had fallen through the ice Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: Minnesota Judge Among Possible Top Supreme Court Contenders
First responders pulled two men from the water. One was trapped under the ice and the other was partially submerged. Both were transported to the hospital where they were pronounced dead. Sheriff James Kowalczyk says the ice was very thin were the men broke through. At least one of the two was ice fishing.READ MORE: Liddell Leads Buckeyes Past Gophers, 75-64
The victims are a 33-year-old Bloomer man and a 76-year-old man from Chippewa Falls.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Friday Kicks Off Stretch Of Warmer Days
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