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Man Found Dead After Possible Drowning in NC Lake: Officials

A 42-year-old man believed to have drowned in Kerr Lake was found Sunday evening after a search.
A man believed to have drowned in Kerr Lake was found dead Sunday night. WNCN photo.

HENDERSON, N.C. (WNCN) - A man was found after a possible drowning in Kerr Lake on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

The man was reported missing around 5:35 p.m. and his body was found early Sunday evening after a search, according to authorities in Vance County.

The 42-year-old man vanished in water off Satterwhite Point, according to Doyle Carpunky, chief of the Vance County Rescue Squad.

Officials believe the man drowned. The initial call was about a man in distress while swimming.

Authorities have not released the man's name.

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