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22-year-old man drowns at lake in eastern South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities say a 22-year-old man has drowned in Lake Madison in eastern South Dakota. Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg tells the Argus Leader it happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday after the man dove off the back of a boat. Dive t...

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) - Authorities say a 22-year-old man has drowned in Lake Madison in eastern South Dakota.

Lake County Sheriff Tim Walburg tells the Argus Leader it happened at about 6 p.m. Sunday after the man dove off the back of a boat.

Dive teams recovered the body at about 8:30 p.m. The man's name has not been released, pending notification of relatives.

Authorities say the area where the man dove into was only about 6 feet deep. He wasn't wearing a lifejacket.

Lake Madison is about 40 miles northwest of Sioux Falls.

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It's the second drowning at the lake in a year. Last July, a 25-year-old woman drowned after falling out of a boat.

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