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Moorhead man drowns in Wolverton Creek

News Bemidji,Minnesota 56619
Bemidji Pioneer
Moorhead man drowns in Wolverton Creek
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) -- Clay County sheriff's officials say a Moorhead man drowned in a creek after he apparently slipped and fell.

Sheriff Bill Bergquist says people who live near Wolverton Creek spotted the man's pickup truck, heard his radio was still on, but didn't see anyone around Sunday evening. Bergquist says it appears the man, 50-year-old Ed Carlson, fell into the creek which runs into the Red River.

KFGO ( ) reports the man's body was recovered a short time later.

Pioneer staff reports