McGREGOR -- A 40-year-old Brooklyn Park man died of an apparent drowning Saturday on Horseshoe Lake northeast of McGregor.
Gary Joseph Enger had been boating on Horseshoe Lake when he either fell or jumped out of his boat about 12:30 p.m., the Aitkin County Sheriff's Department reported. He was found by an Aitkin County Sheriff's Dive Team member in about 11 feet of water about 2:48 p.m. Attempts to revive Enger were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the lake. He wasn't wearing a life jacket.
Members of the McGregor Fire Department, McGregor Ambulance, the DNR, North Ambulance Air Care and area residents assisted in the search.
The official cause of death is pending an autopsy with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office.
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