Park Rapids graduate dies in Sioux Falls
A former Park Rapids student died of exposure Monday or Tuesday in Sioux Falls when he walked home from a bar.
According to the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, a two-day-long search by ground and air located the body of Andrew Douglas Hahn, 21, in a slough in the Harmodon Park area. The police search was aided by a helicopter, bloodhounds, snowmobiles and ATVs.
According to the Argus Leader, Hahn had hitched a ride home from a bar at 2 a.m. Monday, but left the vehicle after an argument with the driver.
A search team using dogs found his body at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Hahn attended Park Rapids Area High School. A school secretary said he is a 2007 graduate.
His former classmates had posted several messages of sorrow on Facebook Tuesday.