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Boy, 3, found under water trampoline in lake airlifted to Twin Cities; 2 women die in Twin Cities lakes

RANDALL, Minn. -- A 3-year-old was pulled from Lake Alexander near Randall on Saturday and airlifted to the Children's Hospital in Minneapolis after he was found under a water trampoline.

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RANDALL, Minn. -- A 3-year-old  was pulled from Lake Alexander near Randall on Saturday and airlifted to the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis after he was found under a water trampoline.

There was no new update on the boy’s condition late Sunday, according to the Morrison County Sheriff s Office.

The lake is about 30 miles southwest of Brainerd.

According to the sheriff’s office, the boy was pulled from the lake and CPR was performed on him by emergency personnel when sheriff’s deputies arrived.

The sheriff’s office said  family and friends were playing on and around a water trampoline when the 3-year-old went missing for a short period of time.


Family located him underneath the trampoline and first initiated CPR. The child was airlifted to Children’s Hospital where they said his medical status was unknown.

There were also two other water-related accidents, both resulting in deaths, on lakes in the Twin Cities on Saturday.

One woman disappeared after  7 p.m. Saturday in the waters of Lake Minnetonka at Crystal Bay in Minneapolis..

Emergency crews recovered the body of a 36-year-old woman just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

Also, around 6:30 p.m. Saturday night t crews were called to Summit Park Beach on Long Lake near Orono for a woman who was having a medical emergency.

Crews tried to resuscitate her, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The names of the victims have not yet been released.


An almost 50-year veteran of the newspaper business, Amundson has worked for The Forum and Forum News Service for 15 years. He started as a sport reporter in Minnesota. He is currently the city and night reporter for The Forum. bamundson@forumcomm.com 701-451-5665
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