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Victims identified in weekend drownings


Authorities have identified two men who drowned during the Independence Day holiday weekend.

A 40-year-old man who drowned in the St. Croix River in south Washington County on Sunday has been identified as Juan Gabriel Diaz of Prescott, Wis.

Diaz drowned at Point Douglas Beach about 5:05 p.m., according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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