« Continue Browsing

e-mail article Print     e-mail article E-mail

Associated Press, Published July 30 2013

Authorities identify 14-year-old boy who died in Voyageur's park swimming accident

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — Sheriff's officials have released the name of a 14-year-old boy who died in a swimming accident in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.

St. Louis County authorities say Briggs Anderson of Fergus Falls was with a church group touring Rainy Lake by houseboat when the accident happened Monday evening.

The boy was taken by air to Essentia Health in Duluth where he later died.

Autopsy results are pending.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.