Man rescued after attempting to cross river in Minneapolis, stated Google Maps told him to cross | KSTP.com

Man rescued after attempting to cross river in Minneapolis, stated Google Maps told him to cross

Updated: February 08, 2020 05:31 PM

A man was rescued early Saturday morning after he fell partially through the ice on the Mississippi River near the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis. 

According to Minneapolis Fire Department spokesman Bryan Tyner, at approximately 3 a.m., crews responded to the area of 550 West River Parkway on a report of a man who fell through the ice. 

The man reportedly told authorities that his Google Maps told him to cross the river.

Officials said the man, who is from out of town, was heading back to his hotel. 

He was transferred to the hospital with mild hypothermia. 

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