18-year-old woman drowns after jumping into Catawba County lake

Her identity is being withheld until family members have been notified.
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Published: May. 3, 2022 at 9:48 PM EDT
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CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - An 18-year-old woman drowned on Tuesday evening after jumping into a Catawba County lake for a swim.

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office says the female was swimming with a friend in Lake Lookout around 7 p.m. when she jumped into the water from the end of a boat ramp.

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After her friend called for help, authorities responded and began a search of the water. They found her body eight feet deep in the lake.

Her identity is being withheld until family members have been notified.

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