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Hamlin County deputy called hero after lake rescue

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VOLGA (AP) — A Hamlin County deputy came to the rescue when a father and son fell into Lake Poinsett while trying to retrieve a football.

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Dan Overbo and his 9-year-old son fell into the freezing water Monday morning when their canoe tipped about 60 yards from shore.

"It was so incredibly cold," Overbo said. "The ice just came off (the lake)."

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