Northfield, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities in Rice County are investigating the death of a man as a possible drowning.

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A news release from the Rice County Sheriff’s Office says the Northfield Police Department responded to Fifty North on the report of an unresponsive male in the pool shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday. Upon arrival, officers found patrons pulling a 70-year-old man from the pool at the senior center. 

Life-saving measures attempted at the scene were not successful and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Rice County Sheriff’s Office and Rice County Coroner is assisting the Northfield Police Department. 

The man’s name has not been released.



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