Man Rescued After Car Crashes onto Silver Lake

Posted at: 01/24/2014 12:01 PM
Updated at: 01/24/2014 4:22 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) - A Rochester man, who police believe was driving drunk, had to be rescued after he crashed his car onto Silver Lake.

According to Rochester police Tyler Heimsness of Rochester was driving along Silver Lake Drive just before three O’clock Friday morning when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a power pole.

His car then slid out onto Silver Lake, but did not break through the ice. They were able to tow his vehicle off the lake without any issues. He did not suffer any serious injuries.

Police believe Heimsness had been drinking. He was arrested and is expected to face charges related to DWI.