Entire Wedding Party Takes a Plunge in Crosslake

Updated: 06/03/2014 12:32 PM
Created: 06/03/2014 11:28 AM
By: Megan Stewart

It wasn't just the bride and groom taking the plunge at this central Minnesota wedding.

Dan and Jackie Anderson lined up on a dock with all their groomsmen and bridesmaids for a photo shoot about an hour before the wedding was due to begin in Crosslake last weekend. But the weight of the 22 people was too much for the dock and it collapsed beneath them into the lake.

A couple of bridesmaids were able to dash off the dock, but the rest ended up in waist- or chest-deep water.

The bride, groom and their entire wedding party were still drying off as the guests arrived for the wedding.

Megan Fritze, the wedding videographer, says everyone had a great attitude about getting wet. The wedding party dried off and the wedding proceeded as normal - you wouldn't even know everyone fell into the lake, Fritze says.

Crosslake is 140 miles north of Minneapolis.

Dan + Jackie 05.31.2014 Fancy (1) from megjenae on Vimeo.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

A screenshot from the video of the dock falling.
Photo: Vimeo/megjenae
A screenshot from the video before the dock fell.
Photo: Vimeo/megjenae

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