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72-year-old man drowns in Lake Norman, officials say

Published: Jul. 3, 2021 at 6:36 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 3, 2021 at 6:49 PM EDT
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TERRELL, N.C. (WBTV) - A 72-year-old man drowned Saturday afternoon in Lake Norman.

The incident occurred around 4 p.m. off of a dock near a home on Giles Avenue in Catawba County, according to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers say the man was swimming when he went underneath the water and didn’t resurface.

His identity hasn’t been released.

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