2 dead after boat overturns on Lac qui Parle Lake

12:41 PM, Jun 9, 2013   |    comments
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LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY, Minn. -- Two people are dead after their boat overturned Saturday afternoon, according to authorities.

The Lac qui Parle Sheriff's Office says they were told around 3:00 p.m. that people were in the water after their boat flipped over near Boyd's Landing.  They say they pulled three people from the water.

According to officials, an adult male and a juvenile female were taken to Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dawson, where the girl was pronounced dead.

The Sheriff's Department says the third person pulled from the water, an adult female, was taken to the Chippewa County Hospital in Montevideo where she was pronounced dead.

Names are being held at this time, pending notifications.

Authorities are investigating the incident.

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