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Two Men Drown at Woodward Reservoir

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Stanislaus County authorities say a family outing at Woodward Reservoir led to tragedy over the weekend. A father and his adult son drowned in the reservoir after one man began struggling in the water and others rushed in to save him.

Police say 20-year-old Jeano Franco Gania Legados waded into the reservoir with a raft, but then lost his grip on the raft and slipped under the water. His father and another man rushed out to the rescue, but the father also slipped under the surface.

Police say the bodies were later found about 40 yards offshore in water 10 feet deep.

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