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Minnesota woman dies after jumping off pontoon in NW lake

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Jun 11, 2012 at 8:05 am

MENTOR, MN (AP) - A woman died after jumping off a pontoon boat into Maple Lake near Mentor in northwestern Minnesota.
 
The Polk County sheriff's office says it received a 911 call at 1:45 a.m. Sunday reporting that a woman had jumped off the boat and couldn't be located. Mentor Fire and Rescue sent boats onto the lake.

At 2:45 a.m., 55-year-old Cindy Hanson of rural Beltrami was found and brought to shore. Attempts to resuscitate
her were unsuccessful.
 
An autopsy is pending.
 
A dispatcher told The Forum newspaper of Fargo, North Dakota that no additional information is being released for now.

 

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