Wed Jul 6, 2022

Man drowns Saturday trying to rescue son at Lake Waccamaw

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A crew from Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department launches a boat at the Dupree Landing at Lake Waccamaw Saturday afternoon as part of a search for a missing person. Staff photo by Justin Smith.

A man drowned Saturday afternoon at Lake Waccamaw trying to rescue his son, according to N.C. State Parks officials.

Katie Hall, a spokesperson for N.C. State Parks, said a 9-year-old boy was loose on a tube floating away from a boat. “The father of the child jumped in

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