51 Year-old Man Victim of Drowning in Babbit, MN

By KBJR News 1

51 Year-old Man Victim of Drowning in Babbit, MN

September 24, 2010 Updated Sep 24, 2010 at 9:03 PM CST

BABBIT, MINN. -- A 51 year old man is dead after going overboard on a boat on Birch Lake.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the victim was operating a small boat when he fell out.

Authorities say he was not wearing a life jacket at the time.

The victim's body was located and recovered by rescue crews.

The identify of the victim is being withheld pending notification.

Written for the web by Kevin Jacobsen
kjacobsen@northlandsnewscenter.com

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