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There was open water on the St. Croix River south of the railroad swing bridge when this photo was taken from a hot-air balloon on Feb. 6. A Bayport, Minn., man's truck went through the ice just north of the bridge early Saturday morning, Feb. 13.

Driver who went through ice could be charged

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A 56-year-old Bayport, Minn., man was rescued from the frigid waters of the St. Croix River after his truck plunged through ice just north of the railroad swing bridge at Hudson early Saturday morning.


Washington County Sheriff's Deputies Shane Linehan and Tim Harris are said to have descended the steep, snow-covered bluff on the Minnesota side of the river, and then walked 100 yards onto the ice to pull the man out of the water.

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