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Hartford man rescued from Pike Lake after falling through ice

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Posted at 7:13 PM, Dec 30, 2020
and last updated 2021-01-01 09:31:15-05

KETTLE MORAINE STATE PARK — On Wednesday afternoon, a 65-year-old man from the Town of Hartford fell through ice while trying to cross Pike Lake at Kettle Moraine State Park.

Around 1 p.m. Washington County Sheriff's Office received a call about the man who fell through the ice a few hundred yards from the beach, officials said.

The man was brought out of the water. He was taken to AMC Hartford Hospital but later taken to Froedert Hospital by Flight for Life. His current condition is unknown.

Multiple agencies responded: Wisconsin State Patrol, Hartford Fire, Hartford Police, Slinger Fire Dive team, Richfield Fire Dive team, West Bend Fire Dive team, Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies and Dive team, Pike Lake DNR Ranger, and Lifestar Ambulance.

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