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19-year-old dead in Kern River Canyon water

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Posted at 9:31 AM, Sep 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 20:28:09-04

Kern County fire officials and Kern County Sheriff's Department deputies said a 19-year-old is dead after drowning in the Kern River Canyon.

Officials received a call around 9 a.m. regarding a body in the river.

Kern County Search and Rescue deployed a raft into the river and recovered the body.