MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 78-year-old Willmar man is uninjured after his car broke through the ice in Long Lake Sunday afternoon.
According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, a 2008 Saturn SUV went through the ice at 5:05 p.m. on the northeast portion of Long Lake. The vehicle used the lake access off of Long Lake Road and headed west towards the point north of Decathalon Drive, and went through the ice near the point.
The driver, identified as 78-year-old Gayne Stone of Willmar, was able to get out of the vehicle. He was assisted to shore by a party who was out on the ice and witnessed the incident.
Stone was not injured.