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NEW JERSEY — Two juveniles drowned while swimming in Rampo Lake Tuesday evening when a storm hit, officials confirm.

Multiple dive teams responded to there area in Oakland, New Jersey just before 8 p.m. for a report of missing swimmers.

Divers later recovered a 17-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl, according to a spokesperson with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

The identity of the teens will not be released because of their ages, the spokesperson said.

The lake is part of Ramapo Mountain State Forest, which is in Oakland, with the southernmost part in Wanaque.

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