GREENSBORO, N.C. (WITN) A high school student in the state has drowned in a lake across the street from his school.
Assistant Chief Dwayne Church of the Greensboro Fire Department confirmed that three students were swimming Friday afternoon in a lake near Page High School.
They were jumping off one of the docks when one male student went missing in the water.
More than an hour later, a dive team found him and pulled him from the water.
First responders performed life-saving efforts, but the student was pronounced dead.
Officials have not released the student's name, but school district leaders confirmed he was a freshman.
The lake is private property, with a sign saying that swimming and boating are prohibited.
The names of the other students have not been released either.