Dad Drowns Trying To Save Toddler Son

Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge at Dead Shot Bay on Saturday evening. Authorities say the 32-year-old father struggled to keep his child above water. Bystanders rescued the toddler, but Schultz, of nearby Frazee, didn’t resurface. He died at a Detroit Lakes hospital.

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