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Three Young Hunters Rescued from Capsized Boat – Otter Tail County

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The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office helped rescue three young duck hunters after their boat capsized. According to the report they received a call from a 15 year old boy, who said he and his friends, ages 16 and 17 were boating in the dark on Rush Lake when it flipped. They were found wearing life jackets and climbed on top of the overturned boat. They suffered from possible mild hypothermia, otherwise were evaluated and cleared of further injury. It was not reported how the boat flipped while they were headed out for duck hunting.