- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

MILES CITY, Mont. (AP) - A man drowned while trying to swim to an island in a small lake just southwest of Miles City.

The Miles City Fire Department says the man was swimming in Spotted Eagle Lake on Monday when he became fatigued and slipped under the water.

Several state and local agencies responded. Fire crews brought the man to shore, where medical crews performed CPR. He was taken to the hospital in Miles City, where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s name was being withheld while family members were notified.

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