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Man drowns in Green County lake

GREEN LAKE, Wis. (AP) -- A 25-year-old man has accidentally drowned in Green Lake County.

WLUK-TV reports it happened on Lake Puckaway shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday.

The county sheriff's office reports that man was boating with a friend when he jumped into the lake to take a swim.

The boat drifted away and the victim was unable to swim back before he went under the water.

He was not wearing a life jacket.

Authorities found the body just after 8 p.m.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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