Weather Forecast


Coon Rapids woman dies at campground

CUYUNA — A Coon Rapids woman died Friday after several attempts were made to resuscitate her at the Cuyuna County State Recreation Area, Portsmouth Campground.

Crosby police responded at 9:50 a.m. after receiving a call of an unresponsive female. Officers arrived along with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Ambulance personnel. The female was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers suspect no foul play at this time.

The family had been camping at Portsmouth Campground since Thursday morning in a camper and several tents.  On Friday, family members attempted to wake up the female, but were unsuccessful.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiners Office will be conducting an autopsy and the incident .

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department and the DNR conservation officers assisted at the scene.