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Man escapes, dog dies, when pickup goes through lake ice

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A rural Detroit Lakes man escaped but his dog died when a pickup truck when through ice on Rock Lake Sunday morning.

Stephen Sperl, 49, was driving a 1998 Toyota Tacoma about a half-mile from shore when the truck broke through near what authorities believe was a pressure ridge. Ice thickness near pressure ridges can vary greatly.

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