NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- A man is dead after drowning in central Nebraska.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says they recovered the body of a man from the Fremont Slough Wildlife Area near North Platte Monday morning.
The initial call was made Sunday night from the area. The caller told authorities a man was duck hunting and swam out to get a downed bird.
He reportedly went under and never surfaced.
Authorities have identified the victim as 21-year-old Brandan Freeman of North Platte.
The case is considered accidental and no foul play suspected.