Thin ice at Oakwood Lakes State Park
photo by Perry Miller
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say an Edmunds County man died after his utility terrain vehicle broke through lake ice in northeastern South Dakota.
Officials says 81-year-old Eugene Conn, Sr., of Roscoe, died Saturday after his vehicle plunged through the ice on Hosmer Lake, southwest of Hosmer.
Edmunds County Sheriff Todd Holtz said bystanders saw what happened, contacted authorities and tried to rescue Conn. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
December 29, 2020