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Police: Saranac Lake man drowned

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NORTH ELBA, N.Y. -

New York State Police are reporting a drowning death in the high peaks of the Adirondacks.

Tuesday afternoon, a group of hikers called 911 and reported they found a man floating in the water near the Marcy Dam. The dam is in the town of North Elba and is accessible only by hiking trails.

The man has been identified as Kevin Benham, 36, of Saranac Lake. An autopsy showed he died from drowning and his death is considered accidental.

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