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Arlington man dies while swimming in Lake Anna

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Updated: Jun. 29, 2020 at 5:24 PM EDT
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LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office says an Arlington man died while swimming on Lake Anna.

On June 28, the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person in distress on Lake Anna.

Once deputies arrived on the scene, they were informed that a 56-year-old Arlington resident had entered the water from a boat, and is believed to have had a sudden cardiac emergency while swimming.

Police say the man was able to make it back to the boat and while en-route to Pleasant Landing Marina, he went unconscious.

Attempts to revive the individual were unsuccessful.

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