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10-Year-Old Drowns At Durham Lake

Posted May 29, 2006 1:30 a.m. EDT

— A 10-year-old died Sunday afternoon after swimming in a Durham lake, authorities said.

The girl, Jasmine Boose of Elm City, was pronounced dead at about 4:22 p.m. on Sunday.

The Durham County Sheriff's Office said the girl went under water at a swimming area at the Rolling View Beach off of Baptist Road in Durham and was unconscious when she was rescued. Rescue crews were dispatched to the scene at about 3 p.m. The girl was taken to Duke Medical Center where she later died.

Boose was not wearing a life vest, authorities said.

No other information about the drowning was immediately available.