Teen Rescued After Falling Through Ice

Sunday, December 18th, 2011 at 1:26 pm

A teen was rescued after he fell through the ice on South Lindstrom Lake Saturday night.

At about 5:40pm on Saturday, the Chisago County Dispatch received a call that someone had fallen through the ice on South Lindstrom Lake. Chisago County Deputies, Lakes Area Police, and the Lindstrom Fire Department responded to the call.

A witness told an officer that the 16-year-old male from Lindstrom was riding a go-cart on the lake and it went through the ice. Witnesses rescued the teen and pulled him to shore on a sled. The teen was believed to be in the water for 15 minutes before being rescued, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim was checked out by medical personnel and appeared to be ok.

The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.

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