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Bismarck man fatally falls through ice

Bismarck, N.D. - A man is dead after falling through the ice northwest of Bismarck. 

According to the Burleigh County Sheriff's Department they were called for a welfare check on a 70-year-old man earlier today. 

When deputies responded they located a break in the ice that was connected to the Missouri River. 

A water rescue team was then activated. They were able to locate and remove the man's body from the water. 

The Burleigh County Rural Fire Department and Burleigh County Sheriff's Department both responded. 

His name has not been released.


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