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ACWORTH, Ga. -- Cherokee County authorities say a 34-year old man drowned Sunday afternoon while attending a family picnic at the Galt's Ferry day use area of Allatoona Lake.

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The victim was identified as Rigoberto Lara Hernandez of Woodstock.

Cherokee County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Jay Baker said Hernandez was seen floating in the water. He was transported to Kennestone Hospital and later pronounced dead.