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Cass Lake, Minn., man drowns in canoe accident


A Cass Lake, Minn., man drowned in a canoeing accident Saturday on Lake Winnibigoshish.

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Todd Raymond Roy, 45. According to the sheriff’s office, Roy and a second man were in a canoe that capsized approximately 100 yards from shore at Pigeon River. Neither man was wearing a life jacket, but the second man was able to swim to shore.

The accident was reported at 1:10 p.m. Searchers found Roy’s body two hours later. He was taken to Grand Itasca Medical Center by Deer River Ambulance and pronounced dead by the Itasca County coroner.


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