Man Pulled from Pond in Maple Grove Dies

Updated: 04/27/2013 3:23 PM By: Cassie Hart

A Brooklyn Park man is dead after he had to be pulled from a partially frozen pond in Maple Grove Friday night.

It happened in the 12000 block of Elm Creek Blvd. in the Arbor Lakes area.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said they got a 911 call around 8 p.m., saying a man walked into a pond.
Maple Grove police, fire and an ambulance responded to the scene along with a dive team.
They were able to pull 20-year-old Andrew Pitts out of the water.

He later died at Maple Grove hospital.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating.