Montevideo man, 66, dies in personal watercraft accident - KMSP-TV

Montevideo man, 66, dies in personal watercraft accident

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WILLMAR, Minn. (KMSP) -

Police are investigating the death of a 66-year-old Montevideo, Minn. man who had collapsed near shore after riding a personal watercraft on Sunday.

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Daniel Hartog said Larry Dirksen was driving the watercraft on Norway Lake in west-central Minnesota when he collapsed near shore before 3:30 p.m. and stopped breathing shortly after being tipped from the watercraft.

He was later pronounced dead at Rice Hospital in Willmar. Investigators are looking into the cause of death.

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