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Young man drowns while swimming with friends

Cullman County authorities are investigating a drowning that happened over the weekend.

Rescue workers recovered the body of Jason Cannon, 24, at Smith Lake Sunday afternoon.

He went under while swimming near a family member's home on Saturday.

Divers spent several hours searching for Cannon.

They eventually found his body about 40 feet from a dock.

Rescue workers say the lake is around 70 feet deep in that area.

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