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Calgary man dies after falling through ice at Little Bow Provincial Park

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A 59 year old Calgary man has died after falling through the ice at Little Bow Provincial Park.

Vulcan RCMP say they were called out around 1 o’clock Sunday afternoon.

Two men were on the ice fishing and one of them fell through.

The second man tried to rescue his fishing partner but fell in himself.

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A third man nearby threw a rope and managed to pull one to safety but was unable to rescue the other who had fallen in second.

Lomond and Champion Fire Departments responded and pulled the man from the water.

He was taken to a local hospital but did not survive.

Mounties say no further information will be released.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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