BRAINERD, Minn. (KMSP) - A 21-year-old man from Eagan, Minn. has died after a jet ski accident in the Brainerd Lakes area. Ryan Giguere was riding the jet ski on Rush Lake on the Whitefish Chain when he entered the water shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26.
Witnesses removed Giguere from the water and brought him to shore, where resuscitation effects were performed. He was taken by ambulance to an air care landing zone nearby, but lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful.
The investigation into the incident continues.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by residents of Milinda Shores Road, the Breezy Point Police Department, Crosslake Police Department, Ideal Fire Department and North Ambulance.