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Boy dies in swimming accident in national park

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a 14-year-old boy has died in a swimming accident in Voyageur's National Park in northeastern Minnesota.

St. Louis County authorities say the boy was with a group touring Rainy Lake by houseboat when the accident occurred Monday evening.

The child was taken by air to Essentia Health in Duluth where he later died. He has not been identified.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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