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Drowning reported at Lake Anna

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LOUISA, VA (WWBT) -

One person drowned Saturday afternoon at Lake Anna, according to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Officials say an unresponsive male was pulled from the swimming area at 2:30 p.m.

Within minutes, a park ranger was on the scene along with Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office boat patrol, Louisa Sheriff’s Office boat patrol, and two boat patrols from the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

A doctor, park staff and Spotsylvania County paramedics performed CPR on the male for nearly an hour, but he did not survive. 

He was pronounced dead at 3:26 p.m. 

An investigation into the drowning is ongoing. 

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