Missing swimmer dies from drowning on Lake Norman
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - A missing swimmer died after being recovered from Lake Norman Sunday afternoon.
The drowning happened around 3 p.m. off of Lake Campus Drive in Mooresville.
Officials say they were called for a missing swimmer on Lake Norman. Crews searched for about 40 minutes before finding the swimmer. Around 3:46 p.m., the swimmer was pronounced dead.
N.C. Wildlife officials confirmed that the swimmer was a woman.
Davidson College officials identified the woman as Whitney Brooke Wilkins from Greenville, South Carolina. Wilkins was an adult guest of a college retiree’s family.
The swimmer was found underwater and unresponsive.
Officials say rescue personnel performed CPR but ultimately pronounced the swimmer dead at the scene.
No other information was provided.
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