Downstate Man Drowns in Chippewa County Lake

A downstate man drowned in a Chippewa County lake Sunday afternoon. State police say the man was swimming in a Dafter Township lake around 3:45 when he went under, and did not surface. Witnesses at the scene worked with officers in an effort to find the man, but they did not find him in time. His body was located a short time later. He was pronounced dead after being transported to War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. The victim's name is not yet being released.

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