One dead after drowning in Lake Norman

Fire crews recovered a body from Lake Norman on Thursday evening.
One person died after drowning in Lake Norman on Thursday.
One person died after drowning in Lake Norman on Thursday.(WCAX)
Published: Jul. 7, 2022 at 8:31 PM EDT
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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - One person died after drowning in Lake Norman on Thursday, authorities have confirmed.

Crews were searching for 25-year-old Diego Andres Osorio Garcia in the area of Pender Pointe Place.

According to the N.C. Wildlife Commission, a call for a missing boater came in around 3:35 p.m.

Officials say he fell off a pontoon boat and was not wearing a life jacket.

His body was recovered 7:25 p.m.

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