11 saved when houseboat tips on Mississippi River
DRESBACH, Minn. (AP) — Eleven people have been rescued after a houseboat tipped over on the Mississippi River near Dresbach.
The La Crosse Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/17iWczW ) that six people were taken to a hospital, but all were expected to live. The other five did not need medical treatment.
Everyone on the boat has been accounted for.
Authorities say a preliminary investigation shows the boat may have lost power on Monday evening, then was swept into the rollers at Lock and Dam No. 7.
A family of four drowned in 2007 when their boat lost power in the same area.
Information from: La Crosse Tribune, http://www.lacrossetribune.com