TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette man has died after sustaining serious injuries in an ice fishing accident Wednesday, The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office confirms.
Sixty-three-year-old Thomas Watkins initially suffered from life-threatening injuries and had to be rushed to IU Health Arnett.
The Tippecanoe County Coroner's Office will be conducting an autopsy at a later date.
Click this link for the full details on Tuesday's accident and how to keep yourself safe in case of an emergency on the ice.