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Diver Dies While Exploring Shipwreck in Lake Superior

Diver Dies While Exploring Shipwreck in Lake Superior Photo: MGN Online.

September 25, 2017 08:29 AM

TWO HARBORS, Minn. (AP) - A diver has died while exploring a shipwreck in Lake Superior off the shores of northeastern Minnesota.

The Lake County Sheriff's Office says it received a call of a diver in distress Saturday afternoon. The diver was in the water near the Madeira shipwreck. First responders were unsuccessful in reviving the diver, whose name was not immediately released.

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The Madeira went down in a storm on Lake Superior in 1905. The shipwreck is off the shore of Split Rock State Park.


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