Ice-related deaths in Minnesota since 1976

Robert Boos, Minnesota Public Radio
Feb. 25, 2013

No ice is ever completely safe, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Since 1976, 234 people in Minnesota have died in ice-related accidents.

This infographic displays dates and locations of ice-related deaths since 1976, recorded by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

About this report: Created with contribution from MPR News reporter Rupa Shenoy. Data obtained from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and is current as of Feb. 5, 2013. Map markers do not indicate exact location of an incident, but are generalized to the body of water, or to the reporting county when a location is not specified.