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Idaho man falls into northwestern Montana river, drowns

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LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - An Idaho man has drowned after falling into a river in northwestern Montana while visiting and photographing a scenic spot.
    
Lincoln County Sheriff Roby Bowe tells The Western News (bit.ly/2qELjEa ) that the 22-year-old man and his mother were near Yaak Falls at about 2 p.m. on Sunday when he slipped and fell into the Yaak River, north of the town of Troy.
    
His body was spotted about a half mile downriver shortly after 3 p.m. and was recovered about two hours later by search and rescue teams.
    
The man's name and hometown were being withheld until family members could be notified.
    
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Information from: The Western News, http://www.thewesternnews.com

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