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Two died in submerged car on Lake Minnetonka channel

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A Maple Grove man, 30, and an elderly woman have died in their submerged vehicle, attempting to drive through the ice of a channel on Lake Minnetonka Sunday, according to authorities, Star Tribune reported.

The man called 911 around 2:24 p.m., asking for rescue from his sinking car at the approximately ten feet deep channel separating Gray's Bay from Wayzata Bay below the Hwy. 101 bridge, Fox9 news reported.

Two people were found unconscious and not breathing when divers pulled them out of their car on Saturday, and were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, Maj. Darrell Huggest from Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said, source obtained by Fox9 News.

Officials suggests residents to use precautions when drive or walk on channels and pressure ridges, Star Tribune reported.

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