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An excavator is used Friday to break up a sheet of ice on the Big Sioux River, below the falls at Falls Park in Sioux Falls. S.D. Crews recovered the body of one of two people missing in the river after attempting to rescue a 6-year-old boy who fell into the water Thursday evening. The boy emerged from the water a short time later downstream at Falls Park, and was not injured. (AP Photo/Argus Leader, Elisha Page)

Crews recover teen's body from icy S.D. river

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of a teenager who drowned in Sioux Falls after trying to save her 6-year-old brother from an icy river.

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Sioux Falls Fire Chief Jim Sideras says 16-year-old Madison Leigh Wallace's body was found Friday afternoon.

Wallace jumped into the Big Sioux River at Falls Park on Thursday night after her 6-year-old brother either fell into the frothing water or became obscured by the gathering foam. Sideras has said Garrett Martin Wallace was not injured.

The body of a Sioux Falls man who jumped in to help, 28-year-old Lyle Francis Eagletail, has not been recovered.

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