MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities say a woman was injured after being hit by falling ice at Minnehaha Falls Sunday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m., and a 20-year-old woman was injured, according to Robin Smothers with the Minneapolis Park Board. The woman was hit in the head by falling ice and taken to a hospital, but her injuries are considered to be non-life threatening.

Park police were in the area patrolling shortly after the ice fell and warned as many as 60 people near Minnehaha Falls to clear the area. Authorities say seven people were cited for trespassing.

Comments (4)
  1. Ben Boniff says:

    Was it black ice? White ice? Blue ice?
    Did they arrest it ?

    As P D said – it’s a no no zone. Hope she had Obumma coverage

  2. I counted 9 stupid people on the ice. Did more participate in this trespassing zone?? Hope our tax dollars did not provide assistance.