Sheriff: Toenyan, father not wearing life jackets
The man who died Sunday in Little Sandy Lake was with his father at the time of the accident. Neither man was wearing a life jacket.
According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office:
Wayne Paul Toenyan, 45, of Bemidji, was fishing with his father, Lawrence Michael Toenyan, 76, of Bemidji, in a canoe on Little Sandy Lake when the canoe capsized at about 6:35 p.m. Sunday in Roosevelt Township.
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