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UPDATE: Man who died in accident on Wis. lake identified

DODGE COUNTY (AP)--  The person who died when his snowmobile broke through ice on Beaver Dam Lake has been identified as a 45-year-old man.

The Dodge County sheriff's department identified the man Monday as Allen C. Aufdermauer.

He was one of six people whose snowmobiles broke through the ice Saturday evening and plunged into the water. They ranged in age from 13 to 46, and all were from the Neohso area.

The six were pulled from the water. Aufdermauer and three others were taken to a hospital. The other two were not hurt.


The Dodge County Sheriff's department says one person is dead after six snowmobilers plunged through the ice Saturday night.

Officials say it happened around 6:30 p.m., on Beaver Dam Lake, just west of the City of Beaver Dam.  

The first deputies on the scene reported all six people went under water.

Several fire departments, the DNR, and dive teams from Fond du Lac and Columbia Counties responded.

Four of the people were taken to a hospital, where one was pronounced dead.

Two people were not hurt.

No names have been released.

Deputies say the six ranged in age from teens to 40 years old.

All were from the Beaver Dam area.

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