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Dodge County Sheriff's Office identifies man who drowned in Fremont

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Posted at 2:03 PM, Aug 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-07 15:08:00-04

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office identified the man who drowned in Victory Lake in Fremont as 45-year-old Eugenijus Balsys of Omaha Monday morning. 

The incident happened around 8:45 Sunday night. Officials say Balsys fell off a jet ski while he was not wearing a life jacket and was unable to get back on the jet ski. According to deputies, witnesses tried to help him but could not reach him in time. 

A dive team found him about a half-hour later.