DNR Stressing Importance Of Water Safety For Upcoming Holiday Weekend (VIDEO)

By Rachelle Spence - 21Alive

July 2, 2014 Updated Jul 2, 2014 at 7:22 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, Ind. (21Alive) -- According to the DNR, 32 people have died, drowning in Indiana's lakes and rivers already this year.

A number on an alarming pace to surpass last year's total of 56.

That's why officers want water-lovers to brush up on their safety tips before the holiday weekend.

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