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Police: Man drowns while swimming in Sarasota Bay

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SARASOTA, Florida — Police say a man has drowned in Sarasota Bay.

According to investigators, two men spent much of Tuesday drinking alcohol at the Sarasota Bayfront at Centennial Park. Around 6 p.m., the men went swimming and were in the water for about an hour when one noticed the other was unresponsive.

Authorities say someone in a nearby condo noticed commotion and called 911.

Police officers attempted to survive the man, but rescue efforts were unsuccessful.

The victim's name hasn't been released.

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