Wilson Man Drowns In Johnston County Lake
Posted August 13, 2001 10:28 a.m. EDT
JOHNSTON COUNTY — Summer fun turned to tragedy for a swimmer in Johnston County Sunday.
Officials say a Robert Fulghum, 23, of Wilson, -drowned at Tucker Lake, just off of Highway 301, near Benson.
Officials believe the Fulghum swung off a rope into the water and never resurfaced.
Family and friends waited along the bank while a dive team searched for the body.
The body was recovered around 8:30 p.m.