Drowning incidents in Minnesota up more than 70 percent

Two dozen people have died in Minnesota water accidents so far this year – five recently. That compares with 14 around the same time last year. Kim Elverum of the Minnesota DNR tells WCCO radio, “Lifejackets probably would save about 80 percent of the people that go into water from boating accidents, so it’s very important.”
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Two dozen people have died in Minnesota water accidents so far this year – five recently. That compares with 14 around the same time last year. Kim Elverum of the Minnesota DNR tells WCCO radio, “Lifejackets probably would save about 80 percent of the people that go into water from boating accidents, so it’s very important.”

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