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Authorities locate body of drowning victim

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Authorities have located the body of a man that drowned Saturday evening.

Gregg County Game Wardens announced Sunday that the body was found after the report came in around 7:30pm Saturday. Authorities were called to an area off Highway 135 north of Crews  Road, just south of Gladewater. This is near the Prarie Creek area.

Officials have released that it was an adult male that was found, but would not give any details on the name of description of the man, just that the man was found in a body of water in the area.

The Gregg County Game Wardens are leading the investigation and are being assisted by the Gregg County Sheriff's Office.

We are continuing to follow the developments in this story and will have the very latest on

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