Juvenile nearly drowns in Camden lake

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Published: Jun. 10, 2023 at 7:13 PM EDT
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CAMDEN, S.C. (WIS) - The Camden Police Department reported to have responded to reports of a drowning at Kendall Lake.

Police said upon arrival they alongside Fire and Kershaw County EMS learned a juvenile that was swimming in the lake had been submerged for an extended period of time.

The juvenile was located by a member of the dive rescue team and brought to shore where Kershaw County EMS began to render aid. The juvenile was later airlifted to a nearby trauma center, police stated.

Police said the incident happened on Saturday at around 2:30 p.m.

WIS spoke with Kershaw County Coroner David West who said the drowning was not fatal.

This is a developing story, WIS will have more information as it becomes available.

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