Man drowns in Aitkin County lake
NORDLAND TOWNSHIP, MN -- A man drowned while fishing in an Aitkin County lake Saturday.
Authorities say Daniel Nelson, 25, of Hopkins, was sitting on the edge of a boat when his friends say he suddenly fell in around 4 p.m. and didn’t resurface.
Crews searched Elm Island Lake for several hours before they found his body around 8 p.m.
Authorities say alcohol was involved and Nelson was not wearing a life jacket.
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