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20-year-old Drowns in Buffalo Lake

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A 20-year-old man from rural Benson County drowned in Buffalo Lake.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department received a 9-1-1 call around 11:00 p.m. Saturday night, July 5.

The caller told deputies a swimmer was missing from their boating party.

Eight agencies responded, including the Burleigh County Dive Rescue Team.

Their initial search Saturday night was unsuccessful.

Searchers found the body Sunday afternoon about 1:30 p.m.

It was taken to UND Medical Center in Grand Forks for an autopsy.

The name of the victim is being withheld until family can be notified.

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