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UPDATED: Man drowns in Otter Tail County

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A Pierz, Minn. man drowned in Seven Lake while scuba diving on Saturday.

James Reardon, age 51, was found at the bottom of the lake after about a 20-minute search, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. He was retrieved, but was pronounced dead at the scene.


The sheriff's office reportedly received a call at about 5:10 p.m. of a male in the water at the Seven Lake (sometimes called Scalp Lake) public access, located northeast of Vergas.

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