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Race Organizers Put 10-Ton Bulldozer Through Ice in WI

Created: 02/10/2014 11:10 AM KAALtv.com

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) - Weekend snowmobile races on Lake Wissota in Chippewa County were canceled after a bulldozer went through the ice.

Sheriff's officials say Kirk Brown of Brown Excavation was using the bulldozer to get a race track ready for Saturday's Pro Vintage race when the 10-ton bulldozer broke through the ice in 40 feet of water several hundred yards from shore.

WQOW-TV  says Brown jumped to safety just before the bulldozer sunk. The DNR says it will work with Brown to recover the bulldozer.

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Information from: WQOW-TV, http://www.wqow.com

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2/10/2014 6:57:45 AM (GMT -6:00)

Courtesy: WQOW


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