Man dies under an upturned Pontoon 03 Aug 15

A Clara City man has died when he was trapped under a pontoon after it turtled on Golden pond near Willmar. 76-year-old Philip Thissen was trapped under the overturned boat for 20 minutes, according to authorities. Divers removed Thissen and declared him dead on the scene. 76-year-old Jerry Andreson of Prinsburg and 72-year-old Gordon Rothwell of Clara City were on the boat at the time but neither was injured.