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UPDATED: Man drowns in Otter Tail County

region Park Rapids,Minnesota 56470
Park Rapids Enterprise
UPDATED: Man drowns in Otter Tail County
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

The man who drowned in a west-central Minnesota lake Saturday afternoon was identified Sunday night by the Fire Academy of North Dakota.

According to Lt. Coltyn Blotske of the academy, Jim Reardon, 51, of Pierz, Minn., died while scuba diving at Lake Seven, or Scalp Lake, northeast of here.

Reardon, the academy's photographer, and his diving partner were conducting a pre-drill survey of the lake in preparation for an Aug. 18 training session.