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Greer police investigate Lake Cunningham drowning

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Police and emergency crews investigate a drowning in Greer. (July 21, 2012/FOX Carolina) Police and emergency crews investigate a drowning in Greer. (July 21, 2012/FOX Carolina)
GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greer police are investigating a drowning on Lake Cunningham on Saturday.

Investigators said around 3 p.m., a family was fishing on a dock when a man lost his hat. Investigators said he fell into the water after trying to retrieve it and never resurfaced.

Coroners have identified the man as 30-year-old Aaron Gibert, of Taylors.

A dive team was called out to locate the body. The body was recovered around 4:30 p.m.

Coroners said Gibert was pronounced dead at the scene and have ruled the drowning as accidental.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

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