Cord electrocutes Owatonna man at Minnesota boatlift

Cord electrocutes Owatonna man at Minnesota boatlift Click to Enlarge Photo:

Jul 26, 2012 at 7:03 am

COHASSET, MN (AP) - One man is dead and two other people are injured after an extension cord fell into the water from a northern Minnesota boatlift.
The Itasca County sheriff's office says emergency crews were called Tuesday afternoon to Hill Top Trail in Cohasset on a report that three people possibly had been shocked.
Twenty-two-year-old Robert Stoen of Owatonna was found unresponsive in the water on Pokegama Lake. Stoen was pronounced dead at Grand Itasca Medical Center.
Thirty-five-year-old Eric Hancock and 57-year-old Cheryl Hancock, also from Owatonna, are listed in serious but stable condition at the hospital.
Authorities are investigating.


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