UPDATE Sunday: Name of victim released in Lake Miltona drowning
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon as Scott A. Gagner, 55, of Miltona.
The sheriff's office received a 911 call at 4:34 p.m. about Gagner, who went overboard on the west side of the lake and hadn't re-surfaced.
The location where Gagner was last seen was marked by GPS and the sheriff's office dive team began search efforts.
North Air Care responded and was able to locate Gagner in the water. His body was removed from about 6 and 1/2 feet of water and resuscitation efforts began immediately.
Gagner was transported to shore and North Ambulance personnel continued with resuscitation efforts. However, Gagner, who had been in the water for at least one hour, did not survive.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was assisted by private boaters, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Leaf Valley First Responders, Miltona First Responders, North Ambulance and North Air Care.