Man drowns at lake on Fourth of July

The Harlan County Sheriff's Office tells Channel 8 the man was swimming and possibly became fatigued and drowned. 
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Lincoln, Neb. (KLKN) — Authorities say a 23-year-old man drowned at a south Nebraska lake on the Fourth of July.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. on the south side of Harlan County Lake.

The Harlan County Sheriff’s Office tells Channel 8 the man was swimming and possibly became fatigued and drowned.

The body of the man – who has not been identified – was eventually located by Corps Rangers using sonar on a boat.

A dive team recovered the body.

An autopsy has been scheduled for later this week.

The man’s name is being withheld until family has been notified.

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