Police release causes of death for fishermen who fell through ice
GRAND ISLE, Vt. (WCAX) - Police have released the autopsy results for three ice fishermen who all died within the last week out on Lake Champlain.
Vermont State Police say last Thursday, Wayne Alexander, 62, of Grand Isle, died of hypothermia after falling through the ice into the cold water. His manner of death is considered an accident.
Saturday, two brothers died on Keeler Bay in South Hero when the UTV they were riding when through the ice. Authorities say Wayne Fleury, 88, died by accidental drowning. The cause and manner of death for John Fleury, 71, are listed as pending further investigation.
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