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Aug 1, 2011 5:10 PM by Andy Koen

Drowning victim identified

The Pueblo County Coroners offices has identified the drowning victim who died Sunday while swimming at the Pueblo Reservoir. Einn Brasher, 16, went underwater just before 5:00 p.m. in an area known as Hook's Cove on the southwest side of the lake.

This is the second drowning at the reservoir in the past 9 days. Swimming is prohibited in the reservoir, but boating, jets skis and other forms of water recreation are allowed.

Tonight at 5:00 on News First 5, reporter Andy Koen talks with the park ranger about the challenge of enforcing the no swimming rule in such a large body of water.

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