- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Authorities say two people died in separate drowning incidents in Wisconsin on the July 4th holiday.

Racine authorities say 14-year-old Daryle Neal Jr. drowned while swimming with friends on Tuesday afternoon in a river near the Washington Park Golf Course. Authorities say the victim was playing in the river near a storm sewer drain when he went under the water.

The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office says a 23-year-old man from Milwaukee drowned in Lake Deneveu on Tuesday afternoon after having a medical incident. Authorities say the victim was an avid swimmer who was not wearing a life jacket.

His name has not been released.

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