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Man drowns at Lake Gaston

Posted July 20, 2014

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— A 68-year-old man drowned Saturday evening off a cove in the Eastern Shores subdivision of Lake Gaston, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office said.

The man's body was recovered at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, authorities said.

No other information was immediately available.

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  • 678devilish Jul 21, 2014

    When are people young, middle age and seniors going to learn NOT to get into any waters without a life jacket on, knowing how to swim. My condolences to his family and many friends.