Man drowns in Wright Co. lake

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Jul 23, 2012 at 4:17 pm

BUFFALO, Minn (KNSI) A California man has drowned while swimming in a Wright County lake.

Authorities say 75 year-old Edward Solomon of Menlo Park, California was swimming in Sugar Lake Saturday afternoon when he went under.

Sheriff Joe Hagerty says Solomon was pulled to shore by bystanders, and efforts to revive him began.

Solomon was taken to St. Cloud Hospital where he died Sunday.

The Maple Lake Fire Department and Allina Ambulance responded to the call.

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