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19-year-old man drowns in Barberton pond

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Posted at 12:06 PM, Jul 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-10 12:06:17-04

BARBERTON, Ohio — A Barberton 19-year-old man has died after drowning in a pond Saturday night.

According to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office, the drowning happened at a pond in the 600 block of South Van Buren Avenue.

Authorities were called at 7:30 p.m. when Oscar Ramirez went underwater and did not surface.

The dive team was able to find him.

Ramirez was transported to Barberton Citizen's Hospital, where he later died.