Cambria teen drowns in Lake Nacimiento
July 30, 2016
A 16-year-old Cambria boy died from drowning on Friday in Lake Nacimiento in North San Luis Obispo County, according to a press release.
At about 5:40 p.m., the teen was swimming with some friends in the Heritage Ranch area of the lake when he swam away from the group. The teen then appeared to be in distress and went under water.
Bystanders attempted to rescue the boy, but they could not find him.
At 8:15 p.m., sheriff dive team members found the teens body and pulled it from the lake. Until the teen’s next of kin is notified, his name is not being released.
The sheriff’s coroner unit is currently investigating the death. No further information is being released at this time.