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Illinois woman drowns while helping save three kids in northern Wisconsin lake

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An Illinois woman drowned Tuesday while saving three boys in a lake in northern Wisconsin, authorities said.

Karen Wessel, 47, of Arlington Heights, died Tuesday in a swimming accident in Star Lake near the Michigan border, according to a release from the Vilas County Sheriff’s Office.

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