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Livingston teen drowns in Springwater pond while swimming with family

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The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a teen drowned in a pond Thursday afternoon.

It happened in Springwater, according to deputies, who say 18-year-old Emanuel Hershberger went into the pond to swim with family.

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They say he was seen swimming in the pond, then went underwater, and never returned to the surface.

The sheriff’s office’s underwater response team recovered the teen’s body.

The Springwater Fire Department, Livingston County EMS, Livingston County Coroner’s Office, and other local agencies responded.