Authorities say Blaine man died when vehicle went through ice in Wisconsin

Authorities say Blaine man died when vehicle went through ice in Wisconsin Photo: Polk County Sheriff's Department

January 18, 2019 12:11 PM

The sheriff's office in Polk County, Wisconsin has identified the person killed when their vehicle went through the ice in the narrows between Balsam Lake and East Balsam Thursday.

A release said 63-year-old David Maki of Blaine was the single occupant recovered from the silver Toyota Rav 4 with Minnesota license plates. The vehicle was almost fully submerged.

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RELATED: 1 dead after vehicle goes through the ice in Polk County

A report of the incident was first received around 4:53 p.m. Thursday. First responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Maki was recovered around 30 minutes later.

CPR was administered and he was transported to the St. Croix Regional Medical Center. However, the release said hospital staff reported he later died.


 

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