Not a typical boating accident
December 11, 2020
Drivers in Cloquet were greeted by an unusual vehicle on Highway 33 just before 1 p.m. Saturday when a pontoon boat slid off a trailer onto a busy stretch of the highway in front of the Pine Tree Plaza and Super One business sites. Police chief Derek Randall said a family member was trying to move the pontoon for a relative who recently passed away, and it slid off the trailer.
A tow truck removed it from the roadway while police directed traffic, Randall said, adding that no one was ticketed in the incident. The police car in the photo is the first with the new Cloquet Police Department d...