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1 drowns at Iowa City area lake; another taken to hospital

June 1, 2019

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Iowa say one person drowned at Terry Trueblood Recreation Center in Iowa City and a would-be-rescuer was taken to a hospital.

Television station KCRG reports that the incident happened Friday afternoon when a bystander reported that a swimmer disappeared under the water around 3:45 p.m. Another person who tried to rescue the swimmer was taken to the hospital. That person’s name and medical condition have not been released.

Searchers with law enforcement and the Johnson County Metro Dive Team found a body about an hour after the incident was reported. The person’s name has not been released.

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Information from: KCRG-TV, http://www.kcrg.com

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