The search for an overdue boat on the St. Croix River ended with the discovery of a woman who died from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. Two others survived.
After attempts to reach its occupants were unsuccessful,the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department was asked to look for the boat on the river Sunday evening.
Water patrols from Washington County found the 34-foot Wellcraft along Highline Beach in St. Joseph Township, across from the Xcel power plant in Bayport.
Authorities found 24-year-old Ashley Speer of Glenwood City, Wisconsin had died. Two others were taken to the hospital for treatment of carbon monoxide poisoning.