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Woman drowns in Kerr Lake

Posted May 13, 2010

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— Search and rescue crews pulled the body of a woman from Kerr Lake Thursday morning, Vance County Sheriff Peter White said.

Authorities think they know the identity of the woman, but they have not released her name pending notification of her family.

White described the woman as white and about 30 years old. She drowned, he said, but it was too soon to tell whether there were other contributing factors to her death.

Someone called 911 from a camping area off  Satterwhite Point Road just before 11 a.m. to report an abandoned car and a body in the lake, White said.


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  • bluebeachbeetle May 14, 2010

    Can anyone please give a description of the lady.I live close to kerr lake and fish there almost every day.i know most of the locals that go there on a regular basis.Everyone has been calling me this morning to see if it was me, but I slept in this morning.My prayers are with this lady and her family.

  • NCSULandscaper May 13, 2010

    it was actually at the nutbush bridge camping area, we were down there working when it happened

  • scarletindurham May 13, 2010

    Thats so sad. I love Satterwhite camping area :( I hope it was just an accident....