Two drown at Hocking Hills State Park

Ohio

HOCKING COUNTY, OH (WCMH) Two men are dead after drowning at Rose Lake in Hocking Hills State Park Sunday afternoon.

ODNR and the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office responded to the lake at approximately 2:47 p.m. Sunday, July 26, 2020

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the bodies of two men were recovered.

The two men were last seen using the rope swing in Rose Lake. One of the men swung into the water and began to struggle, according to the ODNR. The second victim tried to help him, and neither man resurfaced.

The names of the victims have not been released.

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