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Swimmer drowns in Columbia River in Umatilla County

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HERMISTON, OR (KPTV) -

A swimmer drowned in the Columbia River in Umatilla County on Saturday.

Emergency crews responded to Warehouse Beach near Hermiston at 6 p.m.

Witnesses said a male swam out into the river, began to struggle and went under the water. 

A dive team responded to the scene and the swimmer’s body was found at around 8 p.m.

The swimmer’s name and age have not yet been released, pending notification of his family.

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