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    Teen’s drowning 2nd in 2 weeks at Oxbow Park

    August 13, 2019

    SANDY, Ore. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has drowned at Oxbow Regional Park, the second drowning at the popular park in two weeks.

    The boy was swimming in the Sandy River on Monday afternoon when he disappeared.

    Authorities searched the river and found the boy’s body just before 6 p.m.

    The teen’s name has not been released.

    An 8-year-old boy drowned at the same park on July 30.

    Authorities urged swimmers to wear the free life jackets that are offered at the park during the summer.

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