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Man dies after swimming in Madison race

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Posted at 10:45 AM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-07 11:45:34-04

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man is dead after participating in a swim race across Madison's Lake Monona.

The Dane County medical examiner's officer said in a statement Monday that 51-year-old Michael Hahn of Rochelle, Illinois, was removed from the water during the Big Swell Swim race on Saturday.

He was taken to a local hospital where he later died. Tests from a forensic autopsy were underway Monday.

The Madison Police Department is investigating the incident.

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