Man rescued from ice on Otter Tail County Lake, police say charges are possible

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live)- A man could be facing charges after breaking through ice on an Otter Tail County lake.

It happened on Thursday around 10:30 P.M. on Wall Lake, just east of Fergus Falls. Deputies say, Leon Engelhardt, 65, was driving an ATV on the lake when he broke through and was rescued by two other men.

Engelhardt was taken to an area hospital and treated for severe hypothermia. He is now in stable condition. Deputies say Engelhardt had been drinking.