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Kansas Man Drowns in Nebraska Lake

MetrosourceAugust 8, 2022

A Kansas man is dead following a drowning at a Nebraska lake.

Authorities say that 79-year-old Wayne Mathias of Augusta had been swimming about 100 feet offshore at a private lake south of Genoa, Nebraska, on Saturday when witnesses saw him call for help before vanishing underwater.

A dive team later recovered Mathias’ body, and the incident is under investigation,

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