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.
Temp: 25°F (-4°C)
Wind: 9mph N
Wind Chill: 16°F