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Stolen car ends up in Clay County lake

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HITTERDAL, Minn. - Two vehicle thefts overnight Saturday in Clay County ended with one car submerged in a lake near here.

The first car, stolen from Hawley, was found in a lake by Clay County sheriff's deputies, said Sheriff Bill Berquist.


Deputies found the second car, stolen later from Hitterdal, on Sunday morning on a nearby gravel road, Berquist said.

There were no suspects as of Sunday afternoon, he said.

Hitterdal is about 30 miles northeast of Fargo.

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