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Ellie Goulding nearly drowned after driving over frozen lake in Norway

She had to escape through the roof of her vehicle.

SINGER ELLIE GOULDING has revealed she almost drowned after driving over a frozen lake in Norway a few weeks ago.

ellie2 Ellie Goulding Source: Abraham Caro Marin/AP/Press Association Images

Goulding, who is touring in Europe, told fans about the incident on Instagram. She shared an image of the vehicle she was in half-submerged in the lake.

ellie Source: Instagram

She was with her photographer Conor McDonnell at the time. In a separate post he wrote:

This photo is from when we were in Norway a few weeks ago – That moment when you’re in -25 in the middle of nowhere in Norway in the pitch black and your belt wagon crashes through the ice in the middle of a lake and you have to emergency evacuate through the roof.

“‘Oh shit we’re in’ was my first though. Second was to take photos. We were in the front cabin. That is pretty much under water in this photo. A few minutes later it was all completely gone under the water and ice for good.”

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