One dead in fishing boat accident near Longville
LONGVILLE, Minn. – The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said a fishing boat capsized near here Wednesday, drowning one man and forcing the other to swim for shore.
Investigators found that the boat had capsized while fishing, leaving two men in the water.
One man made it back to shore alive, said Iverson. The drowning victim was identified as Robert Schatschneider, 72, of Longville.
No foul play is suspected, and the drowning appears to have been an accident, Iverson said.