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A North Carolina man drowned Sunday after the pedal boat he was aboard sank on a southwestern Minnesota lake. 

The incident happened on Pearl Lake in south-central Jackson County, near the Iowa border. 

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, deputies went to the lake around noon after three people were reported to have been on a paddle boat that had become submerged. 

Dominique Jones, 23, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, reportedly disappeared underwater and did not resurface, while the two others swam back to shore. 

A jet skier dove into the water, but was unable to rescue Jones. His body was recovered by investigators a few hours later. 

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