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Independence Man Drowns in Grant County Lake

A man drowned in Boltz Lake in Dry Ridge on Thursday evening.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office and Boone County Water Rescue discovered the man's body at around 8:30 p.m. after a search of the lake. The sheriff's office said that a name was not being released.

A 49-year old man from Independence was reportedly swept up in the lake earlier Thursday and is believed to be the victim.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office, Dry Ridge Fire Department, the Department of Natural Resources, and Grant County Emergency Management participated in the search.

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Photos via Grant Co. Sheriff's Office

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