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Massachusetts Teen Drowns At Bigelow Hollow State Park

UNION, Conn.  (CBS Connecticut)_ The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says a 17-year old Southbridge, Massachusetts teen was pronounced dead at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge after being taken from Mashapaug Lake at Bigelow Hollow State Park in Union, Connecticut Sunday afternoon.

DEEP says the teen was swimming with a large group of people when he went under about 4 pm.  Environmental Conservation Police are investigating.  DEEP says the lake is not a designated state park swimming area and has never had lifeguards.


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