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ATV driver rescued from Beaver Dam Lake

  • Associated Press
  • December 16, 2013 - 9:50 AM

TOWN OF TRENTON, Wis. — A man who drove his all-terrain vehicle into open water on Beaver Dam Lake was pulled to safety over the weekend.

Dodge County sheriff's officials say a Fox Point police officer used a thermal imaging camera to locate the man about 3 a.m. Saturday. He was standing on his ATV, which was submerged, and trying to keep his head above water.

The officer and two sheriff's deputies used a roped flotation device to pull the man out of the water. He was taken to Beaver Dam Community Hospital.

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