A 17-year-old was injured after being ejected from an inner tube on water Saturday afternoon.
St. Louis County Sheriff's deputies responded to a water emergency at the Whiteface Reservoir about 3:20 p.m. A 17-year-old male from Wilmot, S.D., had been water tubing along with two other individuals behind a Sea-Doo Jet Ski when the 17-year-old was ejected from the tube and injured, a news release said. The other two individuals were not injured.
The 17-year-old was transported by Life Link III air medical to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth with non-life-threatening injuries.
Deputies were assisted by St. Louis County Rescue Squad, Palo First Responders and Hoyt Lakes Fire and Ambulance service.