ELY (AP) -- Sheriff's officials say a Colorado man has drowned after a severe storm moving through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota capsized his canoe.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday multiple agencies responded to a report of a water emergency on Loon Lake.

Canoe Country Outfitters in Ely told dispatchers two people were thrown into the water Monday when heavy rain and strong wind overturned their canoe.

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One person made it to shore while the other was missing.
First responders later recovered the body of 73-year-old Wayne Morrow, of Fort Lupton, Colorado.