Teenage duck hunters rescued after boat capsizes

Four teenage duck hunters are OK after being rescued from the chilly water of Three Island Lake in northern Minnesota. Beltrami County authorities say the young men were thrown into about 10 to 12 feet of water after the boat capsized Monday night.
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Four teenage duck hunters are OK after being rescued from the chilly water of Three Island Lake in northern Minnesota, the Star Tribune reports.

Beltrami County authorities say the young men were thrown into about 10 to 12 feet of water after their boat capsized about 200 yards from shore Monday night.

WCCO says Woodhaven Resort owner, Bernie Fennel and a bystander, Michael Steele, immediately launched a boat to help the hunters. The teens had personal flotation devices, but were not wearing them, according to witnesses.

Rescue crews were able to bring the teens to safety. They were treated for exposure and are expected to recover.

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