Mason City Man Dies in Weekend Drowning

Police say a 79-year-old man has drowned at a swimming area in a Mason City park. Mason City police say several people pulled John Ernest Beery out of the water Saturday evening at Big Blue swimming area in Ray Rorick Park. People at the swimming area tried to perform CPR on Beery, and police and firefighters also tried to revive him. He was taken by ambulance to a Mason City hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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