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Oneida County divers find drowning victim


TOWN OF PELICAN (WKOW) -- Oneida County authorities recovered the body of a young man who disappeared while swimming this week.

The sheriff's department says the 20-year-old was swimming Wednesday in Buck Lake at the Almon Recreational Area. He was reported missing about 7 p.m.

Authorities said Thursday the man was found by a dive team and taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. His name hasn't been released.

The sheriff's department and medical examiner's office are investigating.

Buck Lake is in northern Wisconsin, about five miles south of Rhinelander.

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