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A man has died after being pulled from Candlewood Lake in New Milford.  Police say a father tried to save two children at the Candlewood Shores beach around 5pm yesterday.  Police received a call of a 6-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl having difficulty swimming, and that the boy's father tried to help them.  26-year old Victor Garcia of Norwalk was pulled from the water by another family member who performed CPR until EMTs arrived.  Garcia was transported to New Milford Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.  The children were treated and later released from Danbury Hospital.

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