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June 12, 2013

Man identified in drowning

WINNEBAGO — Faribault County authorities have released the name of the 27-year-old Fillmore County man who drown Friday evening after the boat he was in capsized on Bass Lake in Faribault County.

Ephraim R. Hershberger of Lanesboro drown after the boat he was on capsized. He was not wearing a personal flotation device and was unable to make it to shore safely.

Faribault County deputies received a 911 call about 10:45 p.m. Friday reporting the drowning on the south side of the lake.

The body was recovered about an hour later, said Winnebago Fire Chief Jesse Haugh.

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