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Man drowns at Lake Allatoona

September 6, 2020–8:24 p.m.


A 34-year-old man drowned on Lake Allatoona Sunday afternoon in the Flamingo Cove area.

Bartow County Fire Chief and EMA Director Dwayne Jamison told us dispatch sent fireboats and DNR rangers about a missing person. They successfully retrieved the body.

Bartow County Coroner Joel Guyton said they have yet to be able to reach the family. He will release the name of the victim afterward.

Jamison said people saw the man swimming, go under, and not surface. We will update the story as soon as we learn more.