Man, Officers Fall Through Ice in Plymouth, Massachusetts

The person fell through the ice at Fresh Pond

An elderly man and two police officers attempting to rescue him fell through the ice in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, the man fell through the ice at Fresh Pond in the area of 18 Clearwater Drive. The person was not far from shore and was extricated by officials.

The man was ice fishing with friends when he fell through.

His friends attempted to tie rope around his waist to pull him out but were unable to rescue him.

Two officers went onto the ice to rescue the man but they fell through as well.

The officers were able to keep themselves and the man afloat until they could be rescued.

All three were transported to Beth Israel Hospital in Boston for evaluation.

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