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Wyoming Man Drowns at Patterson Lake Near Dickinson

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A 42-year-old Wyoming man is dead and two children rescued after a canoe capsizes on Lake Patterson in Dickinson.

Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy says Jeffrey Heib was fishing with his children--ages three and eight.He says the canoe tipped over.

Tuhy says two people in a nearby boat came to the rescue.

Rhett and Natalie Hall pulled the kids in the boat. They were both wearing life jackets.

Heib was not.

The couple managed to hold onto him as officers swam to the boat.

Heib was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's hospital.

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