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Snowmobile falls through ice, leaves one dead

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A snowmobiler died on Saturday after his vehicle fell through the ice on the St. Croix River, news sources reported.

The 22-year-old man, whose name has not been released at this time, was estimated to have been under water for at least 20 minutes before rescue crews pulled him out, Kane 11 said.

Deputies said the man appeared to have snowmobiled past the 'thin ice' signs near the area he fell in, according to the Northfield News. He broke the ice near the Xcel Energy Allen S. King generating station, which expels warm-water into the river.

So far this winter, at least three deaths are a result of vehicle crashes into ice, the Northfield News said.

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