Brook Park Man Dies While Doing Job In North Dakota

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 at 7:14 am

A 32-year-old underwater welder from Brook Park Minnesota has drowned after his equipment became tangled while working on a water system on a North Dakota lake.

The McLean County Sheriff’s Office says Joseph Patrick Gordon Gould of Brook Park had been installing pipe 125 feet below the surface of the lake Wednesday, Oct. 19, when his equipment became tangled and he was trapped.

A coworker tried to free Gould but was unsuccessful. Gould was an employee of the Midco Diving Company of Rapid City, S.D.

Officials say they continue to investigate the death.

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