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Body pulled from Lake Wylie, another still missing

Posted July 2, 2016
Updated July 3, 2016

Lester Cook III, 40, of Clover died when he fell from a dock.

— It was a tragic start to the Fourth of July weekend on Lake Wylie.

Emergency crews have responded to two separate drowning calls just hours apart.

"It's just sad this time of the year people are supposed to be with their families," said Robin Hope. "It's just sad.

The body of 40-year-old Lester Cook has been recovered, according to the York County Coroners. However, searching and rescue crews are still searching for the second missing swimmer.

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