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Authorities Investigate Apparent Drowning At Kerr Lake

Posted July 9, 2003

— Authorities are investigating the details of an apparent drowning at Kerr Lake.

The Granville County Sheriff's Office said two men were swimming from a boat dock around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday when one of the men, 18-year-old Alonzo Hicks, failed to resurface from the water.

Granville authorities responded to the lake. More than a hour later, Hicks' body was found approximately 15 feet from the dock.

Authorities say preliminary indications suggest it was an accidental drowning. Authorities are still conducting their investigation.


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