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16-year-old drowns in Blue River

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HARRISON COUNTY, IN (WAVE) – Police are investing after a 16-year-old drowned.

According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday the 16-year-old was swimming with a friend in Blue River near a low-head dam.

The teenager was overcome by currents when she attempted to swim across.

DNR reported the teenager's friend attempted to assist the victim but was unsuccessful.
The victim's body was recovered approximately a half mile downstream from the dam.

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