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4 swim to safety after Lake Bemidji ice accident

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4 swim to safety after Lake Bemidji ice accident
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Four people had to swim to safety in frigid water after their vehicle broke through the ice on Lake Bemidji.

The Beltrami County sheriff's office says the vehicle fell through the ice about 6 p.m. Monday. The Bemidji Pioneer (http://bit.ly/zAWUq5 ) reports four people got out of the vehicle, swam to the edge of the ice and crawled out.

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No other details were available.

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Information from: Pioneer, http://www.bemidjipioneer.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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