The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Sports

October 27, 2012

Boat carrying 5 hunters capsizes, one drowns

Victim Brady Hruska on WEM football team

ELYSIAN — A boat carrying five duck hunters capsized on Lake Elysian early

Saturday morning, leaving one young man dead.

The body of Brady Hruska, 17, of Waterville was recovered early Saturday

afternoon.

The Waseca County Sheriff's Department said the boat capsized about 200 feet

from shore. Other hunters on the lake and on shore heard shouts for help and

called 911 at 6:10 a.m.

Hunters on the lake were able to rescue four of the hunters and take them to

shore. They reportedly sustained no serious injuries.

Hruska was on the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown football team that was

scheduled to play in a playoff game Saturday night.

Assisting at the scene were the Le Sueur County Sheriff's dive team, State

Patrol helicopter, and police and fire rescue personnel from several area

communities and counties.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
Outdoors

Latest auto racing news
Featured Ads
Live Moondogs coverage
Shane Frederick's Twitter updates
Chad Courrier's Sports Report
Latest NCAA basketball news
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
NDN Video
Rice intends to become advocate of domestic violence with wife Janay when time is right Ray Rice issues apology for his part in a domestic violence incident A's Acquire Lester, Gomes For Cespedes Price on dealing with trade rumors Arian Foster Answers Questions With Same Boring Answer - @TheBuzzeronFox Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Cardinals make Peterson highest paid CB Tiger Woods: 1 on 1 Stephen A. Smith -- I Accept ESPN Suspension ... 'It Was My Mistake' Oakland Raiders To Become San Antonio Raiders? - @TheBuzzeronFox Byron Scott: 'This is still a Lakers town' Jack White throws first pitch for hometown Tigers LeSean McCoy explains how Chip Kelly has helped his productivity Chicago Cubs win longest game in team history Will Browns have enough without Gordon? Anderson Silva To Return To UFC, Face Nick Diaz - @TheBuzzeronFox Bills Legend on Bon Jovi's Bid: "F-ck Bon Jovi" - @TheBuzzeronFOX Settlement sets new standards for NCAA Possible MLB trades before deadline 3 Questions with Gary Payton: Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins and Derrick Rose