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Drowning At Hogan Reservoir

Valley Springs, CA– Calaveras County authorities say a man who was swimming with his family Monday afternoon, drowned at Hogan Reservoir.

The 26-year-old Stockton resident was swimming with over 100 swimmers in the Wrinkle Cove area, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Witnesses say the man was a weak swimmer and was not wearing his life jacket. He was reportedly under the water for about 5-15 minutes before being pulled out.

At that time the man was suffering a weak heartbeat. He was transported to Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Written by tina.falco@mlode.com