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3-year-old who died after Otter Tail County lake rescue identified

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BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, July 28, released the name of a 3-year-old who was pulled unconscious from the Eagle Lake public swimming area last week and later was declared dead.

According to the sheriff's office, the initial incident report was received about 2:15 p.m. Friday, July 24, when authorities were told that CPR was being done on the child by three individuals who were at the swimming area with their respective families, the sheriff's office said.

The child, identified as Clare Glenetske, 3, of Douglas County, Minn., was loaded onto a medical helicopter and flown to a hospital.

The sheriff's office stated on Monday that Glenetske had died.

The sheriff's office responded to the initial call along with Ashby Ambulance, Ringdahl Ambulance, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Battle Lake Police Department.

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Donations are being accepted through a GoFundMe page that has been set up by the family.

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