Rescue Crews Struggle To Get To Snowmobiler With Broken Leg

Nicholas Hanson of Rochert who was about 300 yards from shore on Cotton Lake

BECKER COUNTY, MN — A snowmobiler calls 911 after crashing his vehicle on Cotton Lake in Becker County and breaking his leg.

Rescue crews had a hard time getting to 26-year-old Nicholas Hanson of Rochert who was about 300 yards from shore.

Their ATV and snowmobile both became stuck in the snow-slush mix.

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office airboat was brought in to make the rescue.

Hanson was taken to the hospital in Detroit Lakes.

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