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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Lake Accident Kills 3

Three Russian fishermen driving in a car on frozen Lake Ladoga northeast of St. Petersburg were killed when the vehicle fell through the ice, a news agency said Monday.

The accident occurred Sunday when the men decided to change their fishing spot. A companion who warned them of possible risk and refused to join them witnessed the vehicle plunging into the lake moments later, Itar-Tass said.

On Monday, divers and other emergency workers with a crane went to the site to recover the bodies.