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DROWNING REPORTED AT BROWN’S LAKE NEAR SALIX (Update)

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Woodbury County authorities have identified a Sioux City woman who died in a swimming accident Saturday afternoon in Brown’s Lake.

46-year-old Mindy Brown drowned while swimming in the lake.

The Woodbury County Sheriff’s Department says Brown was riding on a boat with family members on the lake and decided to go swimming.

Witnesses say she was unable to make it back and those on the boat pulled her from the water.

Emergency responders and family members were unable to revive her.

Brown was transported to MercyOne Hospital by helicopter and was pronounced dead at the hospital by medical personnel.

(Updated 3:35pm 6/7/20)