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One dead, one hospitalized after separate swimming accidents


New Orleans, La. - One is man dead and another is in the hospital, following swimming accidents in New Orleans Thursday.

EMS workers tell FOX 8 one incident happened around 3:50 PM in Lake Pontchartrain near the Orleans Outfall Canal and Lakeshore Drive. Emergency crews treated the man at scene, but he later died at a hospital.

Also, another man was pulled out of Bayou Saint John Thursday afternoon. Right now he is in critical condition at a local hospital. We don't know anything more about the incident.

EMS workers tell us that both men appeared to be in their 20's. Right now we don't know either of their identities.

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