Amery teen dies in parasailing accident
RiverTown Newspaper Group
Published Tuesday, April 24, 2007
A rural Amery teen died Sunday as the result of a parasailing accident, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities say that Joshua Fleming, 19, died when a gust of wind launched the parasail and then caused it to crash.
The accident happened near the Polk and St. Croix County line in the Deer Park area at around 2 p.m.
Sheriff’s departments from both Polk and St. Croix counties are investigating the accident.