A West Fargo man was airlifted to a St. Cloud hospital after a diving accident on Lake Melissa on Saturday afternoon.
Cody Charles Binstock, 21 of West Fargo, N.D., was initially transported to Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes, and later airlifted to a St. Cloud hospital, according to a news release from Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander.
He remained in the intensive care unit at CentraCare hospital in St. Cloud on Tuesday, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
The incident was reported at 3:12 p.m., when the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible drowning on the south shore of Lake Melissa, southwest of Detroit Lakes, after Binstock dove into the lake from a dock and failed to resurface.
His brother pulled him from the lake and life saving measures were performed. Emergency responders continued life saving measures upon their arrival.
Audubon Rescue, St. Mary’s EMS, and Life Link III assisted the Becker County Sheriff’s Office. The incident remains under investigation.