By Associated Press - Tuesday, June 2, 2020

ROCHESTER, Ill. (AP) - An 18-year-old man drowned in a pond near Springfield, Sangamon County sheriff’s deputies said

The teen and a friend had been fishing at a pond in Rochester when the teen attempted to swim across it early Monday evening, deputies told The State Journal-Register of Springfield.

His friend called 911, and the teen’s body was recovered, deputies said.

The teen’s name was not immediately released.

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