2-year-old drowns at Lake Tobesofkee’s Claystone Park

It happened Sunday afternoon near the beach swimming area at Claystone Park.
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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A 2-year-old is dead following a water rescue Sunday at Lake Tobesofkee.

It happened just after 1:30 p.m. near the beach swimming area of Claystone Park, according to a witness, who said she saw first responders pull the boy out of the water.

Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones says the child, who he identified as 2-year-old Silvestre Misael Lucas, was pronounced dead around 2:15 p.m. at Atrium Health Navicent. Jones says the child would have turned three on July 23.

The beach was closed to the public for several hours following the rescue.

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