Authorities say a father died trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge at Dead Shot Bay on Saturday evening. Authorities say the 32-year-old father struggled to keep his child above water. Bystanders rescued the toddler, but Schultz, of nearby Frazee, didn’t resurface. He died at a Detroit Lakes hospital.
Father Dies Trying to Save 3-Year-Old From Drowning
By Ashley Hanley|2019-06-17T05:29:14-05:00June 17th, 2019|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!