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Sauk Rapids man pulled unresponsive from Island Lake dies

May 14, 2019

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — A 61-year-old Sauk Rapids man who was pulled unresponsive from a lake north of Detroit Lakes has died.

The St. Cloud Times reports witnesses observed Lyle Nelson trying to grab onto a boat that was going in circles on Island Lake Sunday morning. Rescuers found him unresponsive in the water, and he was flown to a hospital in Fargo, North Dakota.

Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander confirmed Monday that Nelson died from his injuries. The incident remains under investigation.

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Information from: St. Cloud Times, http://www.sctimes.com