Nevis, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities are investigating the death of a fisherman who apparently fell into a Minnesota lake.

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Preliminary information regarding last week’s incident was released on Thursday night. It happened at a resort in northern Minnesota’s Hubbard County. 

A news release issued by the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a possible drowning shortly before 6 p.m. on May 30. 

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The call, which stated a man had fallen into the water, came from Starlight Bay Resort on 8th Crow Wing Lake, which is about 45 miles south of Bemidji. 

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Responding deputies found first responders providing aid to a man on the shore, the news release says. 

The victim’s son said he was fishing with his dad on a dock. The son reported going inside of their cabin then seeing his father facedown in the water when he got back outside. 

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The son, described as a 48-year-old man from Boston, rushed into the water and with the assistance of a bystander pulled his dad from the water and onto a beach, the news release says. 

Medical personnel arrived at the scene and pronounced the fisherman dead. He has been identified as 75-year-old William Delmore of Bismarck, ND. 

The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation into the deadly incident. 

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