Car through ice on Cedar Lake in West Bend

WEST BEND -- The Washington County Sheriff's Department says the front end of a car went through the ice on Cedar Lake in the Township of West Bend Thursday afternoon.

Authorities got the call just before 2:00 p.m. Thursday, and say the incident occurred on the west end of the lake, east of Cedar Park Drive and Boettcher Drive.

The driver was not in the vehicle when it went through the ice.

The sheriff's department says the driver had the vehicle removed from the ice and towed away.