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Child Killed In Lake Minnetonka Jet Ski Crash, Sheriff Says

CBS Minnesota logoCBS Minnesota 7/1/2021 Syndicated Local – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a child was killed in a jet ski crash early Wednesday evening on Lake Minnetonka.

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says its Water Patrol was called to East Upper Lake at about 5:45 p.m. Boaters pulled the child from the water and began performing CPR. The victim was then taken to Water Patrol Headquarters in Spring Lake, but were later pronounced dead.

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The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the victim at a later date. The preliminary investigation shows the victim collided with another jet ski. The sheriff’s office doesn’t believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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