Man drowns at Lake Lanier

8:45 AM, Jul 27, 2012   |    comments
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HALL COUNTY, Ga. -- Police have named Rodrigo Bernal Trejo as the man found dead after drowning at Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon.

Forsyth County Coroner Lauren NcDonald said firefighters were never able to resusitate Trejo after attempting CPR on the way to the hospital.

Authorities said Trejo was underwater for about a half hour before divers pulled him from the water.

According to officials, the man had been swimming from the shore of the West Bank Park when he went under. 

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