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Occupant dies after ATV falls through ice

FREMONT — A person in an all-terrain vehicle died after the ATV fell through an ice-covered pond on Finefrock Road Sunday evening, according to Ballville Volunteer Fire Department.

Two people in an ATV fell through the pond, and one of them was out of the water when the rescue crew arrived. The other still was inside the ATV, under the ice, and rescue attempts were unsuccessful, according to the fire department.

Information was unavailable from Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office Monday.

Ballville Volunteer Fire Department expressed appreciation for Sandusky County EMS, Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office, State Highway Patrol, Green Springs Rural Volunteer Fire Department, Sandusky Township Fire Department, Ottawa County and Jeruselum Township dive teams, the Tom Kern Family and Tim Horton’s, which donated coffee and doughnuts.

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