Nebraska man dies after falling from fishing boat on Lake Vermilion

  • Updated: June 12, 2014 - 9:21 PM

– A Nebraska man has died after falling from a fishing boat in northeastern Minnesota.

St. Louis County sheriff’s officials say the 64-year-old man was a passenger in a boat and fell into Lake Vermilion near Cable Bay Wednesday night. Authorities say the man was pulled from the water, taken to shore and transported by ambulance to Essentia Health-Virginia where he was pronounced dead.

The man has not been identified, but sheriff’s deputies say he was from Lincoln, Neb. Authorities say he was not wearing a life jacket.

Associated Press

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