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Posted on: May 8, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Submerged Car in Thole Lake

On May 8, 2017 at approximately 12:00PM, The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a car submerged in water 30 feet from shore at the Thole Lake boat landing in Louisville Township, which is located south of the City of Shakopee. 

It was learned through the initial investigation that the vehicle owner resides in Chaska, MN and had loaned the vehicle to a friend. This friend was identified as Matthew Heinen, 26 from Belle Plaine, MN. Subsequent investigation led to Matthew Heinen being located in the City of Shakopee. 

The cause of the vehicle entering the lake is currently under investigation. 

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Shakopee Fire Department and Allina ambulance responded to the scene. 

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