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The tip of a fish house being hauled to shore shows the scene where a Minnesota teenager died Thursday night on Third Crow Wing Lake. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Teenager dies when snowmobile plunges through ice; second teen rescued

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A southern Minnesota teenager died Thursday night when the snowmobile he and a friend were on plunged into open water on the Third Crow Wing Lake south of Nevis.

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The other teen survived and was taken to St. Joseph's Area Health Services for treatment.

Sheriff-elect Cory Aukes said two residents who live nearby likely saved the boy's life.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
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