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Published February 23, 2013, 04:12 PM

Deadly winter on the ice in Minnesota

Minnesota (WDAY TV) -- It's been a devastating winter on Minnesota ice, officials say the deadliest in more than 5 years.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Minnesota (WDAY TV) -- It's been a devastating winter on Minnesota ice, officials say the deadliest in more than 5 years.

DNR representatives say 5 people have died after going through the ice,

a 6th is missing and presumed drowned. During the 2006-07 winter, 8 people died in ice-related incidents.

All of the deaths this year have involved either a snowmobile or vehicle falling into open water or breaking through the ice.

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