Girl injured in tubing accident

A 17-year-old girl was injured while tubing on Lake Shamineau Aug. 5, at approximately 1:28 p.m.

According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, the girl was riding in a tube being pulled behind a boat when the tube flipped. The juvenile, who was wearing a floatation device at the time of the accident, was complaining of back pain and subsequently transported to Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples.

The MCSO was assisted at the scene by the Scandia Valley First Response Team, Scandia Valley Fire Department, Gold Cross Ambulance and North Air Care.

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