At about 5 p.m. Saturday, July 6, the Wright County Communications Center received a 911 call that a man had flipped over while tubing on the Crow River in St. Michael, and that he had not resurfaced. The man was tubing on the river with two others when his tube hit a tree and flipped.
Wright County deputies responded and requested aid from the St. Michael Fire Dept., Dayton Fire Dept., and the Minnesota State Patrol helicopter. The Wright County Boat and Water and Dive Team also responded.
After searching the area for several hours, the body of 64-year-old Andrew Urbanski of Maplewood was recovered from the water.
The investigation into the incident remains active.