McLeod County authorities say a swimmer was reported missing and crews are now searching after an adult male tried to get across Hook Lake North of Hutchinson this (Wednesday) morning.
The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office was called to the lake just after 11:30 a.m.
McLeod County Communications Sgt. Jen Otto says a family member reported the man missing after he tried to swim across the lake.
Otto says the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office has a boat in the lake searching for the swimmer with assistance from divers from Hutchinson Fire and Rescue. Assistance is also being offered from the Minnesota DNR, CarverCounty, and Kandiyohi County. The Minnesota State Patrol has a helicopter searching from the air also.