Man hospitalized after swimming incident on Basswood Lake

Updated: July 04, 2020 11:05 PM

The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports that a 45-year-old Saint Cloud man is in the hospital after a water emergency on Basswood Lake Saturday.


According to police, the man was involved in a swimming incident shortly before 6:00pm.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene of the incident.

These included the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnesota DNR, the Morris Fall Lake Fire Department, the St. Louis County Rescue Squad and Ely Ambulance.

Authorities say the man was transported to the Ely hospital where we are told his condition is stable.

No further information is available at this time.

This is a developing story.

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