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Boy, 5, drowns in southern Montana’s Hyalite Reservoir

August 9, 2019

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy drowned in a reservoir in southern Montana.

Gallatin County sheriff’s officials say the boy, whose name has not been released, disappeared underwater at the Hyalite Reservoir south of Bozeman on Wednesday, and family members and bystanders found him a short time later. First responders tried to resuscitate the boy, but he was pronounced dead at a hospital in Bozeman.

Investigators say the boy and his family were visiting the area from out of state.

No other information was released.

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