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UPDATE: Man identified in Waupaca County drowning

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MONDAY 8/12/19 9:26 a.m.

WAUPACA COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) — The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man that died Sunday after drowning in a pond.

Officials are identifying him as 37-year-old Daniel Lewis.

SUNDAY 8/11/19

WAUPACA COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) — The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office says a man is dead after drowning in a pond Sunday night.

Officials say around 3:57 p.m., the Waupaca County Communication Center was notified of a man who was drowning in a pond behind a residence in the town of Fremont.

Police say prior to their arrival, the man had been removed from the water and CPR had been started.

Life-saving measures were continued until the man was transported by Fremont Ambulance to ThedaCare – Neenah.

The 37-year-old Fremont man died later at the hospital. Officials are not releasing names at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information on this incident was initially received from the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Department, however, the family of Daniel Lewis says that he was taken to ThedaCare – Appleton instead of ThedaCare – Neenah.

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