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Boat Crash on Lake Vermillion Brings Three to Hospital, One in Serious Condition

Updated: 08/16/2014 3:53 PM
Created: 08/16/2014 12:43 PM WDIO.com

A boat crash on Lake Vermilion brought three people to the hospital, one in serious condition on Friday night.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office responded around 10:20 p.m. to the Moccasin Point Boat Landing on reports that a boat struck a concrete boat pier at the landing.

Steven Jacobson, 61, from Tower, Minn., was transported to the Essential Health-Virginia Hospital and then later transported by North Memorial Air Care to St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. He is in serious condition.

Officers say Dan Lamppa, 64, from Eveleth, Minn., was driving the boat when it struck the dock. He was transported to the Cook Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Nancy Lamppa, 65, from Eveleth, Minn., was transported to the Essential Health-Virginia Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Kathy Weulander, 61, from Cook, Minn., was treated at the scene by medical personnel and did not require any additional medical treatment.

The boat crash remains under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.

Stay with WDIO.com as we will update you as more information becomes available.

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