Teen dies after lake accident near Hendersonville - FOX Carolina 21

Teen dies after lake accident near Hendersonville

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HENDERSONVILLE, NC (AP) -

A teen has died after a swimming accident at Lake Summit near Hendersonville.

Henderson County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Frank Stout said 18-year-old Joseph Gordon Thompson had been fishing and swimming with friends at the lake Friday night when he began to struggle in the water.

Stout says Thompson was brought out of the water and officers and bystanders performed CPR until emergency services personal arrived.

Thompson was taken to Pardee Hospital where he died Saturday.

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