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16 year old boy recovered from Black River

BLACK RIVER FALLS (WKOW) -- Hours after a 16-year-old boy went missing while fishing and swimming with a friend, authorities in Jackson County have recovered his body from the Black River.

The boy's body was recovered by members of the Sheriff's Dive Team at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sunday.  

Authorities said the river was running high and strong as a result of recent rains. The victim was found about 30 feet from shore in waters about 8 feet deep. The victim's name has not been released.

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